By 2020, Americans will spend an estimated $52 billion on sleep aids and remedies. In fact, more than one third of American adults do not get enough sleep on a regular basis. All this sleep deprivation doesn’t just leave us sleepy, it affects our health and work performance. In the short term, lack of quality sleep can negatively affect judgement, mood, and the ability to learn and retain information.
And in the long term, chronic sleep deprivation can lead to more serious health problems including diabetes and cardiovascular disease. If counting sheep isn’t doing the trick, we’re here to help. We’ve rounded up 12 sleep hacks to help you get into a better sleep routine and lead a more productive day—at and outside of work.
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