REM sleep in the second half of the night is involved in the removal of worrying thoughts and processing the day’s events without the emotion attached to it. Thus good sleep improves mental health, reduces anxiety and stress and helps employees to function at their best.
Mental health problems in the workplace can stem from demanding careers and juggling home life and this will impact how we sleep. Poor sleep and poor mental health are linked and cyclical – improving one improves the other. Many adults suffer with sleep problems and this can affect overall emotional wellbeing.
Sleep promotes better mental health and less workplace and general anxiety