This podcast is another audio version of my latest blog on Five Signs and Symptoms of Obstructive Sleep Apnea, an all so common sleep condition nowadays.
Joseph Cossman, Entrepreneur and Author, once said.
“The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night’s sleep.”
And he is not wrong; getting a poor night sleep often leaves us unable to focus, underperforming and getting frustrated more easily.
Over the past six weeks, I have been sleeping poorly due to someone jumping into the garden at midnight and scoping out the place for which I can only assume to burgle. Some nights I sleep ok, but others, I hear a noise, and it wakes me up. I’ve even started to see people walking in the house when there is no one around. Sounds crazy, but the mind plays games when you’re expecting someone to break into your home. Just this week, they tried again. But this time, I was wide awake to witness them trying to get into my garden, now back to my point.
There was one particular night last week where I had a terrible sleep. The following day everything seemed to go wrong. The meeting I attended with my business coach led to criticism, which I did not take very well, and I felt it upset me more than usual. I locked myself out of the house when taking the dog for a walk and felt as if I achieved almost no productivity on the daily tasks I wanted to complete. I could only see the negative despite there being positives throughout the day.
Can you imagine what it would be like to feel that way almost every day?
Well, that’s what life would be like with living with a sleep condition such as OSA.