Need a reason to #unplug? How about four: Exxon Valdex, Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, Challenger. As we continue to look into these man-made disasters, we discover they’re increasingly linked to insufficient sleep.
But sleepiness causes more everyday calamities, too.
As Jane E. Brody reports for the New York Times, more and more research shows how our sleeping habits affect just about every phase of our lives–be it your life expectancy, your decision making, or your ability to learn. In other words, if your attitude is that you’ll sleep when you’re dead, you’ll soon be dead.