When work is busy or stressful, this can often impact sleep. The anxiety of an impending eventful working day can render even the most weathered professional anxious, and it’s likely that all workers have experienced the dreaded feeling of tossing and turning whilst they will their brain to shut off for the night.
And the effects of insomnia at work can be drastic; research from Hult Business School found that physical and mental wellbeing are detrimentally impacted by a lack of sleep. Those who are unable to sleep are more likely to catch illnesses and suffer from physical fatigue. The study noted that people who averaged less than seven hours of sleep were nearly three times more likely to develop a cold.
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