Get more sleep and high-quality sleep to fight off fatigue by scheduling sleep in your calendar.

Sleep loss is one of the causes of fatigue at work. You may wonder if you are fatigued or not. Take the “Am I fatigued? Self-Assessment” below. If you respond to more than 5 items, then you are probably fatigued.

Physical Signs

Yawning

Drooping eyelids

Rubbing of eyes

Head dropping

Microsleeps

Digestive Problems

Mental Signs

Difficulty concentrating on tasks

Lapses in attention

Difficulty remembering tasks being performed

Failing to communicate important information

Failing to anticipate events or actions

Accidently doing the wrong thing

Accidently not doing the right thing

Emotional Signs

More quiet and withdrawn than usual

Lack of energy

Lacking the motivation to perform the task well

If you are fatigued, admit that sleep is one way to become less fatigued. So…schedule sleep in your calendar. Make an appointment with your bed. Be on time for your appointments.

Sleep Tip #185: Get more sleep and high-quality sleep to fight off fatigue by scheduling sleep in your calendar.

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