Donald Trump’s Sleep-Bragging – Chicago Tribune

By SleepSchool Editorial Staff

Despite studies showing links with diabetes, high blood pressure and weight gain, sleeping just a few hours a night was a badge of honor long before Donald Trump’s repeated — and very flattering — public comments on his own ability to get by on three or four hours. In Springfield on Monday, he touted this trait, saying, “I have a great temperament for success. … You know, I’m not a big sleeper, I like three hours, four hours, I toss, I turn, I beep-de-beep, I want to find out what’s going on.”

This isn’t a partisan issue — Bill Clinton’s legend rests in part on his tolerance for deprivation, and CEOs and inventors (Yahoo CEO and ) let it be known that they’re part of the club. Most of us have friends, neighbors or, sigh, co-workers who broadcast their superhuman sleeplessness — or simply send emails at 5 a.m. to let us know how on top of it they are.”

 


Tags:  Marissa Mayer Sleep Thomas Edison University of Southern California





Previous Post
Sleep and the Mental Health of Young Children
Next Post
Lead Exposure Impacts Children's Sleep




You might also like






More Story
Sleep and the Mental Health of Young Children
Researchers have found a link between a lack of #sleep and mental health in children. While many toddlers (and their...