Sleep is one of the pillars of living a healthy and successful life. You spend over a third of your life sleeping.
People also are in better moods after a good night’s sleep and sleep deprivation makes you grumpy.
The effect on mood is not just due to our general tendency to feel better when we feel stronger. It has been shown that the changes in brain chemistry after sleeping are similar to changes after taking anti-depressant drugs.
Follow the links below from Tuck to learn the science behind sleep, including what happens to your body while sleeping and why you need it, different types of sleep, and how much sleep you need.