Time Poverty Wreaks Havoc on Sleep for Low-Income Americans

InstaSleep Reviews Team article notes:

  • Researchers have found a consistent relationship between life stresses, lower socio-economic status, and insufficient sleep.
  • Those who sleep less than the recommended seven to eight hours a night have higher rates of chronic conditions like obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, and diabetes. They are more likely to be victims of auto or industrial accidents. Insufficient sleep also leads to lower work productivity and less innovation.

Another Growing Divide Between Rich and Poor? Sleep.

Francine Almash is a 46-year-old single mother of three boys living in a cramped Brooklyn apartment. She works freelance as a copy editor and is also in school pursuing her education degree. Full as her life is, it is perennially deficient in one area: sleep.

This article was selected by the InstaSleep Reviews Team. Please enjoy this read and learn about how sleep deprivation impacts low-income Americans.

Five Ways To Prioritize Sleep And Wake Up A Better Employee

InstaSleep Reviews Team article notes:

  • Sleep affects many of the entrepreneurial and corporate skills that help us thrive in the workplace. The Journal of Sleep Research found that a night of sleep loss can even affect basic daily routines.
  • Studies in recent years have identified a relationship between lack of sleep and some of the top cancers in the United States. Here are 5 ways that we can take a stand as leaders and prioritize sleep for our health, career, families, and communities.

Five Ways To Prioritize Sleep And Wake Up A Better Employee

Unfortunately, I never paid much attention to the link between refreshing rest and career development. I then had a serious ‘ah-ha’ moment in the spring of 2017 experiencing severe sleep deprivation as a new parent. Sleep affects many of the entrepreneurial and corporate skills that help us thrive in the workplace.

This article was selected by the InstaSleep Reviews Team. Please enjoy this read about the five ways of prioritizing sleep to be a better employee.

How to Design Your Ideal Workday Based on Your Sleep Habits

InstaSleep Reviews Team article notes:

  • There are four types of people in the world–or rather, animals: bears, lions, wolves, and dolphins. Each represents a so-called “chronotype” that describes your body’s natural sleep habits and energy patterns.
  • Board-certified sleep specialist and The Power of When author Michael Breus believes, that your chronotype can offer a roadmap for taking advantage of your body’s natural energy flows.

How To Design Your Ideal Workday Based On Your Sleep Habits

Chances are you don’t start work in the morning without first having a cup (or several) of coffee. But as board-certified sleep specialist and The Power of When author Michael Breus sees it, exactly when you should have caffeine depends on your sleep type.

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Napping On the Job May Be a Game Changer for Our Sleep-Deprived Nation

InstaSleep Reviews Team article notes:

  • Short sleeps not only are beneficial to drowsy individuals and the elderly but also are essential to public health, public safety and economic productivity.
  • In a recent study, University of Pennsylvania researchers found that a moderate nap in the afternoon coincided with improvements in people’s thinking and memory prowess and may have helped the brain perform as if it were five years younger.

Napping on the job may be a game changer for our sleep-deprived nation

President Donald Trump prides himself on getting by with just four or five hours of sleep at night, which leaves him plenty of time early in the morning to scan cable TV news and tweet before going to work. During last year’s rough-and-tumble campaign, he scoffed at “low-energy” rivals Republican Jeb Bush and Democrat Hillary Clinton for carving out nap time.

This article was selected by the InstaSleep Reviews Team. Please enjoy this read about how napping at work could be beneficial to our sleep-deprived nation.

InstaSleep Nightcap Podcast: Detecting Patterns with Julien Smith from Breather

InstaSleep presents, a podcast by Creator Lab with Julien Smith, co-founder and CEO of Breather

Julien shares his thoughts around the counter-trend of people seeking silence and resistance, in an age of unlimited digital noise. His history of pattern detection has made him a 3x NY Times best-selling author. We focused our discussion on the mental frameworks he uses to detect patterns, and how you can apply his methods to your own work.

Detecting patterns with Julien Smith from Breather

(You can listen to the podcast by subscribing to Creator Lab on iTunes, Soundcloud or your favorite podcast app, just search for “Creator Lab”) Julien Smith is the co-founder & CEO of Breather. They provide an on-demand network of private, professional meeting rooms designed for work, meetings and focus.

This podcast was selected by the InstaSleep Reviews Team.

I Sleep 10 hours A Day As An Entrepreneur, And Here’s Why

InstaSleep Reviews Team article notes:

  • While getting enough sleep is hugely important, the question that we typically don’t have a straight answer for is “How much sleep do you really need?”
  • Think of sleep as a natural process – Go to bed when you are tired. Get up when you are fully rested.

I Sleep 10 hours A Day As An Entrepreneur, And Here’s Why –

“You don’t need sleep! The more you sleep the less you live!” – That annoying YOLO guy I feel like I read more opinions on the web about how much sleep you need than I do about how to lose weight and get a six pack!

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5 Reasons Leaders Need Sleep

InstaSleep Reviews Team article notes:

  • Leaders should care about sleep because they can get some of those “inches” from the benefits of it. If you’re better rested than your competitor, it may give you the ability to present better, treat your team better and retain talent, or come up with more creative ideas on a regular basis.
  • If recuperative sleep is good for people in general, think about the edge leaders in each of their fields who maintain quality, restorative sleep can have over the competition.

5 Reasons Leaders Need Sleep [Photo Gallery]

Leadership, like football, and some would say life in general, is a game of inches. Tom Brady changed his whole lifestyle, going against the common practices of his teammates, to gain those inches to his advantage, resulting in even winning Super Bowls by mere inches.

This article was selected by the InstaSleep Reviews Team. Please enjoy this read and learn about how getting a good night’s sleep can give you the winning edge over the competition.

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.