A new study unveils that a restful night’s sleep directly impacts a person’s happiness index. According to psychologist Norbert Schwarz from University of Michigan, he found that getting just an extra hour of sleep every night will make you happier and more engaged as a person. In a 2007 study of 10,000 people, it was discovered that those with insomnia were five times as likely to develop depression as those without. According to sleep experts and modern day psychiatrists, one of the first common symptoms of depression is often insomnia. Sleep has a significant effect on a person’s well-being. Recent evidence also suggests that persistent poor sleep, left untreated, may even cause serious implications such as risk for weight gain, accident prone, out of touch with reality and low engagement at work.
Are you depriving of sleep? Are you sleeping less than 6 hours nightly? Have you been experiencing insomnia at night? Have you been going through mood swing? Do you find yourself not able to concentrate at work and have difficulty engaging fully?
If you are experiencing any of these, it is time to press the pause button and do something about your life and happiness….