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Lack of Sleep is a Public Health Issue

A multidimensional approach to sleep demands a cultural shift

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Though it’s been proven without a doubt that sleep “is the anchor for a healthy life,” 30–50% of people have trouble sleeping at any given time, and the health risks are higher for those in lower socioeconomic groups (Egger, Blinns, Rosner & Sagner, 2017, p. 291).

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E. Katherine Kottaras

E. Katherine Kottaras

M.A. English// M.S. Kinesiology, Integrative Wellness. Contemplative teacher & writer. 🏳️‍🌈☮️🌴🍕 Chronic pain yields chronic hope.