What are we exploring this weekend? Sleep, and whether you’re getting enough of this nightly nourishment.
Arianna Huffington has written a new book, The Sleep Revolution. I heard her interviewed on CBC Radio last week, and she espoused the importance of a good night’s rest and discussed her napping practices and routines to support sweet dreams.
Ms. Huffington is in good company. The World Sleep Association of Sleep Medicine issued caution a few years ago, advising that sleep problems impact up to 45 percent of the world’s population.
Also ahead of the curve was Dr. Charles Samuels of the Canadian Sleep Society. It’s been more than five years since he said, “Too often, not getting enough sleep is seen as badge of honour in our society. Some highly successful people boast of only needing a few hours sleep every night, or not having time in their busy lives to sleep properly.” That leads us to this weekend’s poll: