Sleep for Health

Sleep Walk Promoter will sleep 30 minutes per day at the Old Well – 11/11/15 (Daily Tar Heel article)


Sleep deprivation is a leading contributor to death

According the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), insufficient sleep is a public health pandemic. Experts say everyone needs seven to nine hours of sleep a night in order for the body and mind to function optimally.

As a Side Note from Healthy Heels blog, let’s be clear–you need to sleep! Sleep is an uncompromising necessity to your overall health and well-being as a student. For more information about the health benefits of a good night’s rest, and the consequences of sleep deprivation, check out: “Mission Impossible: Sleep and the College Student.”