The Bed and Sleep Blog at BedKing
HOME  |  Archives  |  BedKing Website  |  Contact Us

Sleep is in, Parties are out

December 20, 2013


Sleep is in, Parties are out

Do you prefer to have a good night’s sleep rather than go and party? Don’t worry you are not the only one!  New polls from Canada show that more people would rather go to sleep than go to parties. 

Increasing work and family pressure have taken their toll on people, with more than a quarter of people surveyed saying that they went to work tired every day. Women are under more pressure and as such more than double the number of women compared to men suffer from a lack of sleep. 

Not surprisingly, families with children got less sleep than those without children, with no children families getting on average 25 minutes of sleep more than those with children. 

Contrary to expectations, the majority of young people aged between 18 and 24 also put sleeping before partying, with 55% of them opting for a night in bed.


Studies have shown that working while tired can: 

  • Damage productivity, vigilance and performance
  • Hamper decision making skills and interpersonal skills
  • Increase errors of judgement and forgetfulness
  • Increase workplace accidents and medical costs

Check out our infographic on how to get a good night’s sleep here: http://www.bedking.co.za/blogs/better-sleep-infographic/62


Latest Posts:
 
Effective Breathing Exercises for Fussy Sleepers
» Effective Breathing Exercises for Fussy Sleepers Is there anything more frustrating than settling in bed with the intention of getting a solid evening’s rest, and then battling to fall asleep? It’s like your own body is actively working against you. Plus, when you start worrying about falling asleep, you’re not exactly setting th...
How To Create Your Own Sleep Sanctuary
» How To Create Your Own Sleep Sanctuary The new year has arrived and if you are like most South Africans, you may have a resolution or two that you plan to implement in 2019. If your health is at the top of your list of things to improve in the coming year, you may want to start with a reboot of your sleeping regime. Did you know that a l...
Gift Yourself Better Sleep With A New Comfort Solutions Bed
» Gift Yourself Better Sleep With A New Comfort Solutions Bed For most of us, the holidays are an opportunity to kick back, relax and get some well-deserved rest after  a long year of having our noses to the relentless grindstone. However, it can be tricky to do so if your mattress isn’t up to the task. Have you considered gifting yourself with bett...
Copyright © 2009 The Bed King