You’re busy, stressed, and try as you might, you can’t shut off your brain when your head hits the pillow. Here it comes – living another day with a lack of sleep tomorrow. You overuse your Starbucks’ frequent flyer card and daydream about your comfy bed during your way-too-long team meeting at work. You feel like you could fall asleep at any second. But then, you go home to your bed just to start the cycle all over again.
It’s maddening. And it’s wreaking havoc on your brain and body.
Sleep deprivation is a common and serious problem in adults. You know you’re supposed to get seven to nine hours of sleep each night, but do you know what happens when you don’t get enough sleep? I mean, besides being snippy with your family and applying an excessive amount of concealer to the dark bags under your eyes?