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Sleeping Your Way to the Top

Have you ever had a long night at the office and then gone back to work the next morning hating life? What about even having a late night out with your friends and having to be on a client call at 9:00 a.m.?

The average person now spends 45 hours each week at work. And that number doesn’t take into account additional job-related work people do from home, thanks largely to technology.

Nearly 50 million Americans suffer from sleep problems and disorders that are compounded by, you guessed it, work. Longer work days that extend late into the night get in the way of a good night’s sleep.

Lack of sleep can actually impair your job satisfaction.

At TedWomen in December, Arianna Huffington talked about sleep’s role in your professional life and how it can unlock brilliant ideas.

“The way to a more productive, more inspired, more joyful life is getting enough sleep,” she said. “We are literally going to sleep our way to the top — literally!”

Check out her video below.

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