We used to think that overtime hours at work make us excellent workers. But that’s not true. The truth is, when we’re sleep deprived, we’re not fully functional. To quote Maria Popova, “We tend to wear our ability to get by on little sleep as some sort of badge of honor that validates our work ethic. But what it really is, is a profound failure of self-respect and of priorities.”

This infographic looks at 9 reasons we can’t sleep well.

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9 Reasons We Can’t Sleep Well

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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