We all have been told numerous times over and over again that we need to get at the very least 8 hours of sleep per night. I think the first time I ever heard that was when I was in grade school, maybe even earlier from my dad who was always pestering me about going to bed early.
Because of his constant pestering (parents know best), I developed very reasonable sleep habits all the way through college. During middle school and high school, I would go to bed at 10 p.m. usually and wake up at 6:40 a.m. That’s a solid 8+ hours of sleep per night.
When I got to college, I was sort of an anomaly as compared to my friends and room mates.
They would stay up during the week playing video games, watching television, drinking and not go to bed till mid night or later, then wake up forClick here to continue reading