June 20, 2007

The impossible dream (no, not the song)

A good night's sleep is the impossible dream for most people. You know it, you've heard it, but you yourself haven't experienced it in years.

I know I'd like to get a good night's sleep. I keep planning to sleep before midnight. But one way or the other, I still end up sleeping way past midnight.

I love sleeping. I think sleeping is one of the fabulous things in life. Good thing my parents were never strict with sleeping hours. They'd let us sleep as much as we want. If we wanted to sleep late, they assume we'd sleep once we're tired.

Get plenty of sleep. Easier said than done though. Check this article "How to Get Great Sleep". It's interesting.

So why can't I sleep early? Let's see, more than ten hours of my waking time is spent getting ready for work, going to work and actually working. I end up with less than five hours to spend in non-work pursuits. Sadly, sleeping early gets kicked to the wayside. You know what's sadder? I don't think I'm the only one who stays up late in an attempt to enjoy life outside of work.