World Sleep Day falls on March 13, and it’s meant to be a celebration of sleep and a call to action on important issues related to sleep, including the education and management of sleep disorders.
Insomnia afflicts up to one in every three adults in the US, and lack of sleep reportedly costs the workforce over $400 billion in lost productivity annually, according to Fortune Magazine. If you find yourself struggling to get to sleep at night, and battle to stay awake at work during the day – join the club (here’s how to be more productive with less sleep). According to the American Sleep Association, nearly 40 per cent of people surveyed reported falling asleep unintentionally during the day in the last month.
Achieving a consistently good night’s sleep may not be as simple as counting sheep, but it doesn’t have to involve dramatic life changes either. Here are some easy tweaks you can incorporate into your existing schedule to ensure a better night’s rest.