It will come as no surprise that a lot of us struggle from sleep deprivation, ranging from a moderate lack of sleep through to fully-fledged insomnia.
But how does this affect your job? One latest study found that sleeping less than six hours a night results in a loss of six working days of productivity per year, with those sleeping six to seven hours losing 3.7 days of productivity.
SO, JUST HOW MUCH IS YOUR SLEEP DEPRIVATION COSTING YOUR BOSS EVERY YEAR?
Choose your nightly sleep amount
Your sleep deprivation
costs your boss
each year through
On average, the economy loses up to A year and 200,000 working days as a result of sleep deprivation
If everyone working full time
got the same amount of sleep as you,
the cost would be
To the economy
Aside from impacting your job, sleep deprivation also has a major impact on your health.
Those sleeping less than the recommended guideline of seven to nine hours a night can increase
their mortality risk by up to 13%, compared to those who get enough sleep.
If you cut out smoking, unhealthy food and drink (especially before bedtime),
and take care of your mental health you could benefit from an extra 10% sleep every night.