asleepI have to admit it:  I don’t work as hard as others do.

Because I’m sleeping 8-9 hours every night.

Yes, I know that this flies in the face of all those people who are proud of wasting only 4 or 5 hours, and are working to trim it further.

But it doesn’t work for me.  I value my sanity and mental acuity.

I did an experiment some years ago where I went an entire week forcing myself to only seven hours a night.  I felt like crap.  My mind was fuzzy.

And on Saturday, I slept for 15 hours straight.

There’s lots of studies that show that your body and mind really do need the rest.  They’re doing serious work while you’re not, and if you rob that rejuvenation time you’re going to pay for it somehow.

So I sleep.  And I enjoy it.

And I don’t feel guilty.