The woods are lovely, dark and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.
(Robert Frost, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Lines 15-16)
Sleep deprivation can come in many forms – a crying infant or a Facebook chat with a long lost buddy or the noise of the midnight bikers trickling through the so-called soundproof windows or the gazillions of ‘promises to keep’.
The irony is while we blabber about healthy eating and exercising all the time, four out of five people suffer from sleep problems at least once a week. The implications of the sleep disorders are way beyond unavoidable yawns on office table and have been linked to serious diseases including cardiac arrests and cancer.
In today’s must-read Needull, this latest article in The Atlantic gives an insight on how to become a better sleeper in today’s stressed lifestyle.
Just make sure not to read this Needull during bedtime.