Though it sounds confusing, sleep procrastination is when we deliberately delay our sleep. It could be to catch another episode of the show we are watching, or scroll through social media, lying on the bed.
We could sleep if we want to, but choose not to and spend precious sleep time on something else instead.
It may seem like an innocent hour of doing nothing in particular, but it can add up and even cause chronic sleep deprivation in some cases.
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Sleep procrastinators can be busy people who simply need some free time when they do nothing, and workaholics who wish to forego sleep and do something more productive.
Ego depletion is when we lack the willpower to resist doing something that is not good for us. We had been so responsible the whole day, and then we just let go in the evening, tired of holding back.
Sleep is great for our immune system, reduces chronic health issues and keeps us in shape.
We should be sleeping seven hours each night, but Netflix, Instagram and many other services hire talented people to ensure that we don’t sleep and keep using their products!
Now that is an issue most of us face on a daily basis: not getting enough sleep because we are too stressed or paying too much attention to our screens, for different reasons.
The bad news is that sleep is essential for the good functioning of our brain. Therefore, we are to find solutions to this problem, as it can have really bad effects on us.
Your bedroom should feel like a sleep oasis — stress and distraction-free.
The average adult spends 36 % (or about one-third) of his or her life asleep.
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