Personally, I think this may be the most important link I've ever shared. If you've read this newsletter for long, you know I like to feature a link here or there around your health and productivity. If you take this interview about sleep seriously, your life will change. Understanding on a technical level how caffeine, alcohol, marijuana, sleeping pills, and other stuff affect our sleep is crucial for your health. Understanding how much bad sleep hurts us (cancer, cognitive abilities, getting sick much more often, etc) completes the puzzle to why you may feel like crap half the time.
Developers like data. There is tons of data backing up with Dr. Walker is saying. He may not be the most popular guy at a party, but he'll help you stay alive. If you only listen to one podcast this month, make it this one.
Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams with Matthew Walker Ph.D & Kevin Rose