Managing Sleep: Feel Awake And Rested
Concise Length 10 min
Fatigue, drowsiness or just simply being too tired? Poor sleep is taking a toll on society. It can affect our productivity, our social life and even our health and safety. Fatigue can be caused by a variety of factors from psychological causes such as stress, anxiety or depression to physical ailments. It can even be caused by certain medications, but it is also caused by our lifestyle habits and work schedules. This program discusses the practices and habits we all can develop to manage these issues so we can improve both the quantity and quality of our sleep in order to lead safer, healthier and more productive lives.
Topics include sleep pressure and circadian rhythm, the various stages of sleep, the importance of managing your sleep, practices and habits for good sleep hygiene, methods for combatting the risks of odd-hour shift work and drowsy driving.