News Roundup: Sleeping on the Job

Sleep is always an important topic of conversation, especially in today’s world where the consensus is that we’re not getting enough of it. The daily grind of a job can drastically affect sleep quality and quantity; working long hours and getting up early can reduce time spent in bed, while job stress can keep a buzzing mind awake and restless during precious time spent under the sheets.

This week’s news roundup provides information on how lack of sleep can affect work performance, as well as more tips on good sleep hygiene both during the day and when one is getting ready for bed. 

What you do at night says a lot about how you’ll do in the day. THE WASHINGTON POST. “Lack of high-quality sleep has been linked to greater anxiety and depression, and to lower levels of employee productivity. But the opposite is also true — and varies by individual — so getting more sleep can enhance productivity at work and when you are more productive, you might sleep better.”

Adopting These Tough Morning Routines Will Make You Exceptionally Successful. HUFFINGTON POST. “Your morning projects the vibe of the rest of your day, and that is something that the ultra-successful live by day-to-day. While the rest of the world is still struggling to find a coffee filter, there are people who have already laid the groundwork to make their day as productive and fantastic as possible.”

9 Ways to Bounce Back The Day After A Crappy Night’s Sleep. HUFFINGTON POST. “Sure, sure, getting a good night’s sleep is very important. But sometimes it’s just not possible. And all the tips in the world on how to sleep well are totally useless once you’ve already woken up from a night of little or no shut-eye. Luckily, even after the damage has been done, there are some ways to bounce back. Here’s what experts recommend for damage control.”

Here’s How To Be Less Tired After Work.TIME. “If you want to be more focused at work and feel less exhausted at the end of it, take a lunchtime walk, suggests a new study in the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology.”


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