Billionaire businessman and founder of Virgin Group, Sir Richard Branson, is constantly on the move. With companies operating all around the world that require his attention, it’s surprising that he has any free time to have a life outside of work at all. But Branson has his ways of maintaining a good work-life balance. Here is one of his tips.
Now matter how hard you try, sometimes you just can’t fall asleep when you want to. There are a lot of tricks for helping your brain head to sleepy town, but this scientifically supported method might be one of the simplest.
The general rule of thumb for what counts as a full night’s sleep has been eight hours for as long as anyone can remember. Despite this, most of us are happy to get by on less. After all, what difference does an extra hour or two really make? As it turns out, quite a lot. According to science, sleeping even seven hours a night will slowly add up to a costly sleep debt.