Do you love to grumble about not getting enough sleep? Britain’s top 15 moans revealed...

Do you love to grumble about not getting enough sleep? Britain’s top 15 moans revealed...

How much are we moaning?

Everyone loves a good moan from time to time, whether it be about work or the weather. In fact, more than half of Brits like to have a daily grumble, with some totalling 10,168 minutes a year of complaining – but just how much do you like to complain about not getting enough sleep? A recent survey by Privilege Insurance found that lack of sleep ranked number three in a list of the ‘Top 15 moans’. 

It is true that not getting enough shut eye can impact our mood and make us feel tired and irritable, as well as affecting our concentration and the ability to stay focused. Research from Silentnight and the University of Leeds revealed that 25 per cent of Brits are sleeping for only five or fewer hours per night, so it’s no surprise that not getting enough sleep ranks among the top reasons for a groan. 

Is having a moan actually good for your health? 

It’s been widely debated whether having a good moan is an effective way of letting off steam, or whether it actually causes you to dwell on the situation more. Some argue that having a whinge can be a great way to reduce stress, while others say it doesn’t actually do anything to solve the problem.

Stress can have a huge impact on your sleep, and it is often very difficult to drift off when we feel anxious or annoyed. Therefore, if venting your frustrations works as a stress reliever for you, it could be the perfect way to protect your sleep. Speaking about problems that are irritating can be better than bottling it up. 

Here is the full list of Britain’s top 15 moans:

  1. The weather
  2. Politics
  3. Not getting enough sleep
  4. Work
  5. Bad customer service
  6. Money
  7. Other people moaning
  8. Health
  9. Weight
  10.  Family
  11.  Having to queue
  12.  Partner 
  13.  Public transport
  14.  Colleagues
  15.  Football

To read more sleep news, advice and tips, visit our Sleep Matters page: https://www.silentnight.co.uk/sleep-matters/

Do you feel not getting enough sleep should be higher up on the list? Let us know on our social media pages.

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