According to a study done this year, Singaporeans are sleep deprived. Frankly, we’re not surprised. For a tiny island, we’re fast paced and we’re on the ball when it comes to productivity.
Four in 10 people, or 44 per cent, lack sleep on weekdays, according to a study by SingHealth Polyclinics. They had less than seven hours of rest a night.
Meanwhile, 26 per cent failed to clock enough sleep on weekends.
So, what happens when you’re finally hankering down and in need of some good sleep?
The first thing you should do is really, put your phone aside. Studies have shown that the blue light emitted by our smartphones, tablets and other screens signal to the brain that it’s not quite time for bed yet.
Read on to find out other things you really shouldn’t do before bed.