Have you ever neglected sleep for a few nights, with the thought that you could “catch up” on the weekend?
Have you traveled for many hours on a plane thinking that a using a sleeping pill would prevent jet lag once you arrive?
Seth Maxon covers a range of these issues in his article about sleep deprivation published in The Atlantic.
He describes an episode in his youth in which sleep deprivation caused manic behaviors with highs of ecstasy and lows of anger and depression.
Sleep is a key component to our physical, mental and emotion health. Read about Seth’s plethora of sleep information here.