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Sleep is not the cousin of death

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I never sleep, 'cause sleep is the cousin of death ~ Nas

In the fast-paced world of hustle and ambition, sleep often takes a backseat. So many things to do, but so little time. We're told that burning the midnight oil is the path to success. But is that really the case?

Lack of Sleep Hurts Motivation, Productivity, and Decreases Decision-Making Quality

  • Motivation takes a hit: When you're running on minimal sleep, your motivation is likely to suffer. It is no secret that fatigue make it harder to find the motivation to tackle your daily goals.

  • Productivity Declines: We often believe that burning the midnight oil allows us to get more done. In reality, a lack of sleep can significantly decrease our productivity and we may find ourselves making more mistakes and taking longer to complete tasks. The brain functions best when well-rested. Remember, more time available does not mean more results.

  • Decision-Making Quality Decreases: Success isn't just about doing things; it's also about thinking and making great decisions. Sleep helps us think clearly and make better choices, enabling us to work smarter on our journey to success.

Sleep is not the cousin of death, it's the cousin of success. In the world of hustle and ambition, it's easy to think that staying up all night is the way to go. However, in reality, a good night's sleep is a valuable cousin to success.

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