What if I told you that there was something you could do for free, that required no effort and only took an hour, and was scientifically proven beyond a doubt to improve your mood, make you measurably more productive in your job, help you control your appetite, detoxify your brain and give you better cognitive skills, reduce your chances of getting in an accident, and even make you sexier. You’d do it in a minute, right?
Since we were children, our parents have told us to get plenty of sleep. And time and again the research is proving Mom right—getting less than eight hours of sleep very quickly impairs our productivity, judgment, health, and even our safety. Insufficient sleep undercuts everything we do in other areas of our lives: health, weight loss, career, and relationships.