A well-rested brain is a happy brain.
Research suggests the amount of sleep we get is linked to our overall happiness. When we’re sleep deprived, our risk for depression increases and we’re more likely to experience higher stress levels.
No wonder we turn into Oscar The Grouch when we’re exhausted!
And that’s not the only way we suffer: Sleep deprivation has also been linked to weight gain, an increased risk for stroke and an increased risk for diabetes.
Take a look at the other ways getting those Z’s influences your joy, in the Boll & Branch infographic below. Try hitting the sack a little bit earlier tonight — your future self will thank you for it! Getting a good night’s rest is no joke!
This Article was originally published at The Huffington Post. Read the complete Article Here: All The Ways Sleep Affects Your Happiness, In One Chart