The importance of good sleep hygiene truly can’t be overstated, so this is as good a time as any to re-evaluate how we sleep, the New York Times reports.
To wit, here are a few things that can result from bad sleeping habits:
• Weight gain
• Increased rates of workplace accidents
• Driving abilities on par with those of drunken drivers
• Problems staying focused
• Higher likelihoods of catching a cold
So before you doze off for another 10 minutes before getting ready for work — I assume you’re reading this in bed as you put off jumping in the shower — here are few things that can help you wake up more refreshed and better prepared to tackle your day.