Updated: Dec 30, 2021
(Aka 12 reasons to sleep in an extra 5 min)
I remember when I was a kid and never wanted to sleep, yeah, now I regret every second of it and wish to take back all the 5 min I could get.
But what does sleep ACTUALLY do other than making my bones feel ancient in the mornings?
Well, here are all the benefits of sleep.
Not get sick as often
Stay at a healthy weight
Lowers your risk of a serious health problem, like diabetes and heart disease
Reduces your stress
Helps you think more clearly to do better in school and at work
Get along better with people
Helps you make better decisions and avoid injuries. For example sleepy drivers cause thousands of car accidents and injuries
Helps with skin problems like acne and helps your skin glow
Improves long term memory
Improves your mood and makes you happier
Helps with sharpening your creativity
Reduces probability of having Microsleep. Microsleep is caused by sleep deprivation and is when your body falls asleep for a microsecond up to 30 seconds and you're unconscious.