Does happiness to you mean more sleep? According to numerous studies and sleep experts, quality shut-eye isn’t just connected to your health, but also how you feel, think and will react.
Sleeping 7-9 hours a night has been linked to higher overall well-being scores and higher life satisfaction. When you cut back on sleep your stress levels and risk of depression begins to rise, along with your short temper, low patience and anxiety.
It can be frustrating reading the same page over and over again, as your brain struggles to support your cognitive functioning and memory skills. When you are sleep-deprived you are more likely to make poor decisions, take dangerous risks, and be less productive and creative. The risk of being involved in a car accident, experiencing weight gain and sticking to poor lifestyle choices also increases without going to bed on time.
Improving your relationships, career, hobbies and overall life could be as easy as adding more quality sleep to your schedule. Even a 10 minute nap has magical properties to reduce stress and boost your immune system throughout the day.
Take a look at the inspirational sleep info-graphic shared by The Huffington Post below, and make the commitment to bring more happiness into all areas of your life with the proper snooze each night: