Notes on Walker – Why We Sleep

I just finished reading Why We Sleep. This book is a (can’t avoid the dad pun) wake up call about how essential sleep is. Between my constant anxiety and a lot of the self-improvement literature I have read, I sometimes regarded my fondness for sleep as a sort of weakness. No more. This book is essential knowledge.

My only concern with it is that it feels at times almost too preachy, and it’s hard not to feel you’re already on your way to an early death because of the relatively mild sleep deprivation you’ve already gone through by this point of your life (especially if you are a parent of a young kid). But the book is priceless and I shall endeavor to heed it, by sleeping as much and as well as I can.

Here are my notes: