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Why you need better sleep?

How even small changes to your sleep can make a big difference

Why you need better sleep

How even small changes to your sleep can make a big difference

Stop a moment

Is bad sleep holding you back?

It is a common mistake to believe that you can achieve more by sacrificing your sleep, but you need to know that good sleep is fundamental to reaching your full potential. When you are sleep deprived you are being held back. What’s even worse is that you probably do not realise that you are underperforming, or even that you are sleep deprived, because sleep deprivation reduces your ability to make sound judgements about what you need to in order to truly thrive.

Sleep is a perfectly constructed function of human biology that has enabled us to evolve into the complex, highly intelligent and social beings that we are today. It is a precious asset that you need to nurture to be your best self. Take a step back for a moment, and let us show you through facts and figures why you need to improve your sleep.

Cutting down on just 16 minutes of sleep per night can reduce your productivity, concentration and cognitive performance at work the following day.

Cutting down on just 16 minutes of sleep per night can reduce your productivity, concentration and cognitive performance at work the following day.

Benefits

What can better sleep do for you?

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Body repair

There is not any cell, system or organ in your body that is not repaired by sleep overnight. During deep sleep, your body receives calming signals, to decrease blood pressure and prevent other physiological symptoms of stress.

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Brain reboot

During sleep, your brain sorts through your memories, clearing short-term memory storage, strengthening your ability to recall facts and memorize new information. Sleeping improves rational thinking and complex problem solving.

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Mood enhancer

Sleep deprivation causes a 60% increase in emotional reactivity, anger and rage, and gives you a more negative outlook. When you are tired, you are less patient, less trusting of others and people even perceive you as looking sad.

Sleep facts

Based on several studies, people who sleep better have been found to …

Manage weight better

People who sleep badly consume 559 additional calories per day (Note 1)

Live longer

People who sleep less than 6 hours per night have an increased risk of dying prematurely from all causes of  15%   (Note 2)

Be more productive

People are estimated to lose 6 days of work per year if sleeping less than 6 hours, and 3.7 days if sleeping 6-7 hours   (Note 3)

Stay healthy

Bad sleepers are 4 times more likely to catch a cold and have a 2 times higher risk of type 2 Diabetes (Note 4)

Move more

41% of people sleeping less than 8 hours reported skipping exercise (vs. 33% if 8 or more hours) (Note 5)

Keep calmer

People who slept badly demonstrated 60% more activity in the amygdala; the part of the brain that triggers anger (Note 6)

Be less stressed

40% of people sleeping  less than 8 hours reported increased stress vs 25% of those who slept more than 8 hours (Note 7)

Look younger

Sleeping 6 hours or less for just one week can double your amount of fine lines and wrinkles (Note 8)

Earn more

People experienced a 4.5% increase in wages given 60 minutes more sleep per night (Note 9)

Avoid road accidents

Bad sleepers have a 3 times greater risk of causing a road accident (Note 10)

Have a happier family

52% of people sleeping less than 8 hours reported losing patience with or yelling at children (vs. 27% if 8 or more hours) (Note 11)

Be better at solving problems

After 8 hours sleep, people were twice as those who had been awake, to find a hidden shortcut in a puzzle (Note 12)

Keep calmer

People who slept badly demonstrated 60% more activity in the amygdala; the part of the brain that triggers anger (Note 6)

Be more productive

People are estimated to lose 6 days of work per year if sleeping less than 6 hours, and 3.7 days if sleeping 6-7 hours (Note 3)

Live longer

People who sleep less than 6 hours per night have an increased risk of dying prematurely from all causes of  15% (Note 2)

Be less stressed

40% of people sleeping  less than 8 hours reported increased stress vs 25% of those who slept more than 8 hours (Note 7)

Stay healthy

Bad sleepers are 4 times more likely to catch a cold and have a 2 times higher risk of type 2 Diabetes (Note 4)

Have a happier family

52% of people sleeping less than 8 hours reported losing patience with or yelling at children (vs. 27% if 8 or more hours) (Note 11)

Look younger

Sleeping 6 hours or less for just one week can double your amount of fine lines and wrinkles (Note 8)

Move more

41% of people sleeping less than 8 hours reported skipping exercise (vs. 33% if 8 or more hours) (Note 5)

Manager weight better

People who sleep badly consume 559 additional calories per day (Note 1)

Earn more

People experienced a 4.5% increase in wages given 60 minutes more sleep per night (Note 9)

Be better at solving problems

After 8 hours sleep, people were twice as those who had been awake, to find a hidden shortcut in a puzzle (Note 12)

Avoid road accidents

Bad sleepers have a 3 times greater risk of causing a road accident (Note 10)

About sleep

What happens when we sleep?

Sleep is a highly complex and sophisticated set of processes that gives us a physical repair and mental reboot every night of our lives. During the night we cycle through different stages: light sleep, deep sleep and REM (rapid eye movement) sleep.

During deep sleep our respiration and heart rate decreases. Our body is flushed with growth hormones to regenerate cells and repair muscle damage.

During REM (rapid eye movement) information we received during the day is processed, either being ‘forgotten’ or transferred to long-term memory, where it is consolidated and combined with former memories.

Sleep is key to our neurological and physical development and small changes to the amount and quality of sleep that we get can make a big difference to how we experience life. The opposite is also true: what we choose to do during the day has a big impact on how we sleep. Making small changes to our thinking and behavioural patterns during the day can significantly improve our sleep.

Sleep Assessment

Do you know how well you sleep?

We have designed a sleep assessment, which uses your key sleep data points to calculate your sleep quality score. The assessment takes only 5 minutes to complete. You can use your score to find out how well you sleep compared to others and to measure progress as you take action to improve your sleep. The assessment methodology has been verified by sleep expert, Dr. Neil Stanley.

1) The Sleep Revolution, Arianna Huffington, 2016; 2) Sleep Revolution, Arianna Huffington, 2016; 3) Rand Europe, “Why Sleep Matters”, September 2017; 4) Study led by UC San Francisco published in Sleep, Sep. 2015, “Behaviorally Assessed Sleep and Susceptibility to the Common Cold”; Study led by John Hopkins University, published in Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am, Sep. 2013, “Sleep disorders and the development of insulin resistance and obesity”; 5) Survey conducted by the American Psychologists Association, 2013; 6) Matthew Walker, “Why We Sleep”, 2017; 7) Survey conducted by the American Psychologists Association, 2013; 8) Study of 30 women conducted for Benson Beds, quoted in the Guardian “How a bad night’s sleep wrecks your skin” 21 May 2015; 9) Matthew Walker, “Why We Sleep”, 2017; 10) Securité Routière, Les Chiffres de la Fatigue; 11) Survey conducted by the American Psychologists Association, 2013; 12) Wagner, U., Gais, S., Haider, H., Verleger, R., & Born, J. (2004). Sleep inspires insight. Nature, 427, 352-355.