Productive on Six Hours of Sleep? You’re Deluding Yourself, Expert Says

Productive on six hours of sleep? You’re deluding yourself, expert says

Getting through the workday on little sleep is a point of pride for some. But skimping on shuteye could be shortening your life and making you a less than stellar employee, according to Matthew Walker, founder and director of the Center for Human Sleep Science at the University of California, Berkeley.

Sleep tips for Shift Workers: How to Regain Control of an Erratic Sleep Pattern

9 ways to sleep better if you’re a shift worker

Sticking to a regular, healthy sleep cycle is tough at the best of times, but for shift workers it’s down-right impossible. Working changeable hours, day and night, forces individuals to sleep against the clock, consequently increasing their risk of chronic health conditions (including heart disease and cancer), poor mental health and early death.

Waking Up at 5 a.m. Probably Won’t Make You More Productive. Here’s What Will

Waking Up at 5 a.m. Probably Won’t Make You More Productive. Here’s What Will

You’ve heard the stories. Apple CEO Tim Cook wakes up at 3:45 every morning. Both Vogue’s Anna Wintour and Twitter’s Jack Dorsey have alarms that go off before 6 a.m. Frank Lloyd Wright, Margaret Thatcher, and Ernest Hemingway never slept through a sunrise. Maybe that’s all true.

More Sleep for Your Job Will Prevent Sleeping On the Job

Health & Wellness: More sleep for your job will prevent sleeping on the job

Are you looking for a secret to better organizational skills, improved communication and decision-making skills, and a way to be more popular with coworkers? If you are falling short on being better at business, it’s time to hit the sack. Studies show that 40 percent of adults experience daytime sleepiness severe enough to interfere with daily activities.

Get More Sleep and Energy During the Week

Here’s a simple way to get more sleep and have more energy during the week

Let’s face it: As much as you might look forward to it, your weekend habit of sleeping in until noon isn’t doing you any favors. You can blame social jet lag. It works just like the jet lag you get from crossing multiple time zones, only it happens when our body clocks get thrown off by the gap between our weekend and weekday sleep schedules.