I’ve yet to hear an adult tell me on any given morning: “I’m soooo rested. I had way too much sleep last night.”
On the other hand, we’d all be smiling if we had a nickel for every time someone said: “I’m soooo tired. I didn’t get enough sleep.” Demanding jobs, personal relationships, and day-to-day tasks consume our lives. Yet the important task of sleeping seems to fall to the bottom of our priority list. Sacrificing quality sleep, however, could potentially be adding to your sleep debt. And who wants more debt?!
What is Sleep Debt?
Sleep debt is the accumulated sleep that is lost due to poor sleeping habits, sickness, or other causes that affect “peaceful” sleep. This debt can become difficult to “pay back” if it becomes too large. Adults roughly need between 7-9 hours of sleep Continue reading