What Does Good Sleep Actually Mean & What Factors Affect It?

We’ve all heard it by now: “make sure you get 8 hours of sleep.” Sleep plays a huge role in our development, rest, and general well-being. Just think, an AAA study found that driving while tired is on the same level as driving drunk,1 as drivers who miss 2–3 hours of sleep compared to people who get 7 hours of sleep are 4x more likely to get into a car crash.¹