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Sleep

Sleep

疲れていませんか?

Do you ever feel tired? Well sure, most people do, but lack of sleep is nothing to shrug off.

  • Well sure,確かに
  • shrug off:肩をすくめる

睡眠不足の影響

In fact, more and more research is showing that not getting enough sleep can have some very negative effects on both our health and performance.

  • more and more research:ますます多くの研究
  • not getting enough sleep:十分な睡眠を取っていない
  • have some very negative effects:いくつかの非常に悪い影響があります

なので、ちゃんと寝ましょう

So all of us must start making sleep a priority, and that includes you!

  • must start making:〜し始めなければならない
  • priority:優先順位

睡眠時間4時間未満の人は?

Surveys have shown that people who average less than 4 hours of sleep per night for an extended period of time start to display several signs of poor health, including increased levels of stress, anxiety, and irritability.

  • extend:拡張する
  • for an extended period of time:長期間にわたって
  • display:画面、示す
  • to display several signs:いくつかのサインを表示する
  • increased:上昇
  • anxiety:不安
  • irritability:過敏

これらの感情は?

Even more so, these types of feelings lead to poor dietary choices, meaning that people who don’t sleep enough often will choose unhealthier food options, which leads to weight gain. 

  • Even more so:なおさら、よりいっそう
  • lead to:〜を引き起こす、〜につながる
  • dietary:食事
  • unhealthier:不健康

なので、ちゃんと寝ましょう

So make sure you are sleeping enough, because you might gain some weight if you don’t!

  • make sure:確実に
  • might gain some weight少し太るかもしれません

睡眠不足のその他への影響

It has also been found that a lack of sleep can lead to a decrease in performance.

集中力や生産性などの低下

Tired people have more trouble focusing and concentrating on tasks, and therefore are less productive.

  • more trouble:より困難
  • concentrate:集中する
  • concentrating on tasks:タスクに集中する
  • productive:生産的、生産性

実はこれってすごく危険

And this can be a very dangerous thing.

For example, construction workers and people who operate heavy machinery need to have strong focus, or else many people can end up getting hurt

  • or elseまたはそうでなければ
  • end up:〜になってしまう
  • getting hurt:怪我をする

睡眠不足と運転

Also, anyone who is sleep-deprived and driving a car is at considerably more risk. 

  • sleep-deprived:寝不足
  • considerably:かなり


So don’t take any chances with your sleep, because your life might depend on it!

睡眠は改善できる

Luckily there are some things we can all do to improve our sleep.

First, you should get a minimum of 6 hours per night.

2つ目は?

Second, make sure to turn off all your personal electronics like phones and computers at least a couple hours before bedtime, or else your brain will be overstimulated, and you’ll have trouble falling asleep.

  • make sure to:必ず
  • a couple hours:数時間
  • overstimulate:刺激しすぎる

最後に

And finally, make sure your room is very dark and quiet to ensure optimal sleep conditions.

  • make sure:〜確認してください
  • to ensure:〜を確保する
  • optimal:最適な

Good luck getting your Zs!

 

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