Articles about Sleep


Bad sleep habits cost companies over $136 billion in lost productivity

So you got a bad night of sleep? Maybe you are a bit tired at work the next morning? Maybe this actually happens a few nights per week? No big deal, right? WRONG.


Sounds of silence: Could ‘colored noise’ be the secret to better sleep?

Those of us in search of a better night’s sleep might assume the best environment for this is one of silence. But could the solution actually lie in immersing ourselves in more colored noise?


The 3 most harmful sleeping habits for professionals

The era of burning the candles at both ends has burnt out.


7 productivity hacks for when you don’t sleep a wink

There’s nothing more taxing — or overwhelming — than attempting to get through your workday when you’re exhausted. Before your boss catches you napping in your cubicle, read these tips on how to maintain steam at the office, no sleep required.


Arianna Huffington on sleep, burnout culture and a new FOMO

For National Sleep Day, we spoke to Arianna Huffington what companies can do to help their employees' sleep habits, and her company Thrive's new app.


Survey: Sleep habits are problematic on a global scale

New research shows that 67% of adults around the world believe sleep has a major impact on their personal wellness, and "worrying" is the top culprit.

How to deal with Daylight Saving Time — and what to look forward to

It's easy to have a love-hate relationship with Daylight Saving Time starting.


Study reveals the work issues people lose the most sleep over

People stay up worrying for a variety of reasons, but for some, it's because of work. Nearly half of workers can't get a good night's rest because of their jobs.


These are the cities where people wake up the earliest and latest

The early bird may get the worm but are they really better off?

Business travel

Hoping for a smooth flight on your next business trip? Your seatmate’s nationality may determine that

When you first sit down on a flight for a business trip or any trip you usually can tell in the first few minutes if you have a good seatmate or not. Here are the best travel companions.


10 habits that will dramatically improve your life

10 rules to stop chasing the things that you think will make you happy, and start realizing that your peace and happiness are entirely up to you.


6 ways, backed by research, to goof off and get more done

Research showing that being a touch lazy might be beneficial at times. Here are 6 of the best ways to slack off to be more productive.


If you had a time machine, what would you tell your younger self about your career?

We asked members of our Facebook community The Climb what they wish they could tell their younger selves about their careers. Their answers were often beautiful, always important, sometimes funny, and in one case, made us wish we could provide a man with a brick wall to bash his head against. We saved that one for last. (It's OK Keith, hindsight is 20/20.)


4 ways caffeine keeps you from realizing your potential

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. Lowering your caffeine intake is one of the easiest ways to get there.


Get better sleep: 5 powerful tips from research

Stop killing your IQ. The 5 top tips from research to improve your sleep.


18 ways to be more productive in 2018

It’s a few weeks into a brand-new year and chances are good you’ve already tossed your resolutions by the wayside and are slipping back into your old ways. Fear not! We’ve come up with 18 ways to inspire you to reclaim your productivity in the coming months.


What to do when the company drinking culture is ruining your health

Like most vices, consuming alcohol in moderation is a healthy approach, but your office's drinking culture has you feeling less than stellar, you might struggle with how to fit in.


Study: Yes, you may be able to catch up on sleep during the weekend

Stop feeling guilty for hitting snooze on Sunday morning. The extra sleep will help you recover from the week before, and help you prepare for the long week ahead.


When to stay home if you’re sick (SPOILER ALERT: Always)

With flu season in full swing, when your alarm goes off in the morning and you're feeling groggy, a common question comes to mind: to work from home, or ignore the symptoms and haul yourself to the office instead?

Morning Routine

8 morning habits of the most successful people

The morning habits of leaders can offer insights into how they are able to create their successful businesses, products, and achievements. Here are the everyday morning habits that some of the most successful thinkers in the world do that we can copy.


How writing a five-minute to-do list can help you fall asleep more quickly

We already know that writing a to-do list can help us hold ourselves accountable during busy work days. What you may not know is that your nightly to-do list can also be a way to cure your insomnia.


When you fail at counting sheep, try this word game to fall asleep

if you still can't sleep after counting sheep, try this sleep trick backed by cognitive science on how to purposefully scramble your thoughts using a word game until you can fall asleep.


This is why LeBron James doesn’t lose sleep over losses

By prioritizing his family's achievements over his professional accomplishments, LeBron James is pushing back against the narrative that your job needs to be your everything.


10 ways to turn yourself into a productivity dynamo

You’re only productive at work three days out of the week. How can you improve that? Here are 10 easy ways that could change your life.


This is how to worry productively

Here's the science of how to manage your inner worrywart and use it as a productive force for good. Just follow these tips.