Self-Test A: Am I Sleep-Deprived?

Select all that apply to you:

  • I need an alarm clock in order to wake up at the appropriate time
  • It’s a struggle for me to get out of bed in the morning
  • Weekday mornings I hit the snooze button several times to get more sleep
  • I feel tired, irritable, and stressed-out during the week
  • I have trouble concentrating and remembering
  • I feel slow with critical thinking, problem solving, and being creative
  • I often fall asleep watching TV
  • I often fall asleep in boring meeting or lectures or in warm rooms
  • I often fall asleep after heavy meals or after a low dose of alcohol
  • I often fall asleep while relaxing after dinner
  • I often fall asleep within five minutes of getting into bed
  • I often feel drowsy while driving
  • I often sleep extra hours on weekend mornings
  • I often need a nap to get through the day
  • I have dark circles around my eyes
  • If you selected three or more to these 15 statements, you are most likely not getting enough sleep.

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Self Test A Taken from "Power Sleep: The Revolutionary Program That Prepares Your Mind for Peak Performance" - Dr. James B. Maas