4 Tips to Improve Sleep to Become More Productive

The Relationship Between Sleep and Productivity

Sleep Deprivation and Physical Health

  • Overeating and weight gain;
  • Failed body coordination during high-energy activities;
  • Increased likelihood of feeling sick;
  • High blood pressure;
  • A lower sex drive.

Sleep Deprivation and Mental Health

  • Depression;
  • Anxiety;
  • A lack of concentration;
  • Poor social interactions;
  • Struggling emotional health;

Sleep Deprivation and Productivity

  • Making mistakes while you work;
  • Becoming more prone to mood swings and anger;
  • Forgetting things more often;
  • Burning out over time;
  • Suffering from overall poor work performance.

Tips to Improve Your Sleep (and Productivity)

1. Get on a Sleep Schedule

2. Count Up the Hours

3. Avoid Disruptions to Your Sleep

  • Eating big meals;
  • Using blue light screens;
  • Consuming coffee, alcohol, nicotine, and other body- and mind-altering substances;
  • Exercising.

4. Set Up a Dedicated Sleeping Space

  • Using a diffuser for aromatherapy.
  • Keeping the room dark with curtains and blinds while you sleep.
  • Only using your bedroom (or at least your bed) for sleeping.
  • Sleeping on a comfortable mattress and pillow.

Boosting Productivity with Sleep

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