World Sleep Day (back in March) is used to promote awareness as to how important good sleep is. The experts say that if you get enough sleep, it makes you smarter, thinner, healthier and even more cheerful. They say if you’re feeling tired during the day, you need to increase the number of hours you sleep. And for every one hour of sleep we lose, 24 hours is needed to recover. The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.

Bonus Information:

  • Need a really good reason to not skimp on sleep?  Here's 13 reasons
  • Experts suggest getting a nap when we can.  That's not easy to do at work of course...but...there are ways you sneak one in. 
  • These are some very weird places where people have fallen asleep.