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You're Not Getting Enough Sleep

And it's killing you

THE WHOLE WORLD is exhausted. And it’s killing us.

But particularly me. As I write this, I’m at TED 2019 in Vancouver, which is a week-long marathon of talks, workshops, coffee meetings, experiences, demos, late-night trivia contests and networking, networking and networking. Meanwhile, I’m sick as a dog with a virus I caught from my three-year-old; I’m on deadline for what feels like a bazillion stories; I’m pregnant, which means I need coffee but can’t have too much; need sleep but can only lay on my left side and can’t breathe without sitting propped up with a pillow anyway since I can’t safely take any cold medication.

According to neuroscientist Matthew Walker, I’m doing serious damage to my health—and life—by not sleeping enough.

Please select this link to read the complete article from WIRED.

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