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The Importance of Sleep

Updated: Jul 4, 2019

We spend about a quarter to a third of our lives asleep, but many has underestimated the importance of sleep.


We spend about a quarter to a third of our lives asleep, but many has underestimated the importance of sleep.


Imagine yourself having a late-night sleep and you still have to wake up early the next day for work. How are you feeling in terms of emotions? Focus and concentration? Energy level?


Sleep not only affects you from a day to day function level, sleep influences all the major systems in our body and those systems in turn influence our sleep. Insufficient sleep can disrupt our bodily function s that affect how we think and behave, and vice versa. This then leads to a vicious cycle.


There are plenty of research that has shown that poor sleep quality can have serious consequences for our physical and mental health.


Emotion and Mood

Why are we more emotional and irritable when we don’t get enough sleep? Rese