We are in the midst of a catastrophic, global sleep loss epidemic. As a species we have begun to normalise sleep loss with some people even wearing it like a badge of honour. Poor sleep has been shown to have negative effects on mood, memory, learning, attention, decision-making, energy levels, motivation, immunity, hormone regulation and many other biological processes.
Signs you are experiencing poor sleep include:
Sleep is often the first thing we sacrifice when life gets busy. However, when we prioritise sleep we become better equipped to deal with life’s challenges. Good sleep doesn’t just mean lots of sleep: it means the right kind of sleep. The Well-Minded Practice can help you understand how to improve your sleep, giving you significant boosts in mood, concentration, performance, health and well-being.
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Matthew Walker, Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology