Why sleeplessness could be to blame for Britain's falling productivity

Business representatives have pointed to Brexit as the cause of decreased productivity – but should they be looking towards the bedroom instead?

“If I sleep badly, I am less focused, my colleagues notice because I’m quieter, I can’t bring myself to have long chats, and it impacts on my mood,” says Rishi Patel, a 29-year-old political risk analyst from London and friend of this reporter, who feels his sleep has suffered over the last three or four years. He varies between five and eight hours on a good night, and often struggles to fall asleep.

“In a bad period of sleep, I’m feeling stressed at work because...
source: New Statesman

2019-10-09 12:29
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