Not getting enough sleep can lead to many negative outcomes that in turn can make it hard to juggle work and life effectively, reports Psychology Today.

For example, lack of sleep is associated with increased stress levels and decreased decision-making ability. These effects could play out at work and in other areas of life. If we fail to get enough sleep, we may be more likely to make poor decisions at work.

Perhaps not major poor decisions, but poor enough that it causes us to spend extra time in the office or bring work home that we had not planned to. And increased stress levels due to lack of sleep may lead to a negative attitude at work and home, further exacerbating any existing factors leading to our work-life imbalance.

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