Sleeping is one of the most important restful activities necessary for the human body to recover. However, many people take it for granted. Ahead of World Sleep Day, Mid-day Online reached out to two city experts to give people a reminder about why sleep is important, screens are bad and how power naps help
Every year, March 18 is observed as World Sleep Day by the World Sleep Day Committee of the US-based non-profit organisation, World Sleep Society. Image for representational purpose only. Photo: istock
The importance of getting proper sleep is rising, not only because of the chaotic work schedules, and the increasing presence of screens in our lives after the Covid-19 pandemic. People are sleeping fewer hours in general and are faced with the additional challenge of reduced quality of sleep.