Social jet lag

Social jet lag

A term describing the difference between people’s sleep schedules on workdays and free days. It highlights the difference between how they’d like to structure their days and how they have to structure their days in order not to lose their jobs and friends.

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I Had a Sleep Expert Tell Me How to Structure My Entire Day

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4 Types of Sleeper based on Chronotype
  • Bear:  good sleepers with internal body clock that tracks the rise & fall of the sun. 50% of the population. 
  • Wolf: people who prefer to stay up late. 15-20% of the population.
  • Lion:  classic morning people. You read about them in all the productivity articles. 15-20% of the population.
  • Dolphin: light sleepers, who frequently get diagnosed with insomnia. 10% of the population. 

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Early Birds are 15% of the population

About 1 in 2 people have relatively “normal” sleeping habits; they function most optimally when they don’t stay up too late or wake up too early and stick to a consistent sleep schedule. 

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The average adult spends 36 % (or about one-third) of his or her life asleep.

Purpose of Sleep:

  • Restoration
  • Memory Consolidation
  • Metabolic Health

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