Understanding them doesn t necessarily mean we can overcome them, but we can be more aware of the effects and—more importantly—try to avoid lacking sleep at all.

Knowing how being tired can affect your choices means you can prepare in advance by taking a nap before a social event or managing your schedule while traveling to make sure you get plenty of sleep.

This list can be a life saver when I m feeling tired and don t really know what I want to cook.

The results have been consistent across swimming, tennis, basketball and football.

She s the co-founder of Melbourne startup Hello Code, an iOS developer, and a writer.

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