Have you been having trouble getting a good night’s sleep? You may be unknowingly engaging in activities that are making restful sleep more difficult. Good sleep hygiene is important. It’s important to practice good habits so that you can get the quality sleep you need and wake up refreshed and ready to take on the day.
When you don’t get at least seven to nine hours of sleep each night, you’re setting yourself up for mistakes on the job, foggy thinking, and potentially life-threatening accidents.
“Each year the cost of sleep disorders, sleep deprivation and sleepiness, according to the National Commission on Sleep Disorders Research, is estimated to be $15.9 million in direct costs and $50 to $100 billion a year in indirect and related costs.
And according to the National Highway Safety Administration, falling asleep while driving is responsible for at least 100,000 crashes, 71,000 injuries and 1,550 deaths each year in the United States,” notes the American Psychological Association.
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