Sleep Less. Function Better.
Men's Journal has a smart piece about sleep. About not sleeping, actually. It's pretty well known that many of the world's most successful men don't need a lot of shuteye. Maybe you don't either. Writer Ben Brashares examines getting by with less sleep. After all, as one source explains, cheating your bedtime is the closest thing we have to cheating death.
The notion of sleeping less as a key to success flies in the face of conventional wisdom, which says Americans as a whole are grossly underslept—snapping at our spouses, nodding off behind the wheel, getting fat and sick from the hormonal imbalances that can be caused by long-term sleep deprivation. According to the National Sleep Foundation, as many as 63 percent of the adults in this country fall under that description.”