Working moms get the least sleep, with 59 percent of respondents to a national survey reporting sleep deprivation, and 50 percent saying they get six hours of sleep or less. We think, mistakenly, that success is the result of the amount of time we put in at work, instead of the quality of time we put in. Slipping on the PJs was a signal to my body: Time to shut down!An even more important signal that it’s time to shut down is turning off our devices: I made sure I had my iPhone and my BlackBerrys (yes, I have more than one!) She's basically saying, "Take that insult, embrace it, and make it backfire.
Although it can be applied to both sexes, it is usually an insult leveled at women who, correctly or not, are perceived as being unqualified for the positions they hold. According to a recent study in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine by researchers from Northwestern, after a bad night’s sleep, participants reported having shorter exercise sessions.When I hit the workout machines as part of my morning exercise routine, I was lifting heavier weights, punching the treadmill button to go faster, and giving it a higher incline than usual.
In fact, we deliberately do just the opposite.There's practically no element of our lives that's not improved by getting adequate sleep. They may know that sleep should be a priority, but then, you know, they’ve just got to get that last thing done. She spoke of the need to dispel myths about ambition and success, chief among them the myth that success and ambition look like a straight line. “Everything you do, you’ll do better with a good night’s sleep,” says Dr. Breus. And there is no element of life that's not diminished by a lack of sleep--including our leaders' decisions.