School of Love
Kristina Grabnickas Discusses the Importance of Zzzzzzzzzzzz’s.
A growing number of American workers are not getting enough sleep. Nearly 30% of American civilian workers reporting 6 or fewer hours of sleep per day—a level considered by sleep experts to be too short.
Short sleep duration (<7 hours per day) has been linked to adverse health outcomes including: cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, depression, and anxiety, as well as safety issues like to drowsy driving.
Growing Bolder Radio
How we sleep is fundamental to how we function when we’re awake. Kristina Grabnickas, a nurse practitioner and clinical coordinator at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine, was so fascinated by our nation’s sleep troubles that she started leading sleep workshops for the university’s students and faculty.
She shares what she’s learned through this process and shares some key tips to help you start getting a better night’s sleep right away. Plus, find out how our sleep needs evolve as we age and how we should adjust for these shifting needs.