Bijoy Goswami on Why to Get Eight Hours of Sleep Every Night

In Chapter 8 of 17 in his 2014 Capture Your Flag interview, community leader Bijoy Goswami answers "What Role Do Habits and Routines Play into Your Pursuit of Living a More Fulfilled Life?" Over his life, Goswami finds adhering to sleeping eight hours a night helps him stay fresh and healthy. He notes how getting enough sleep is as or more important than having a healthy diet and exercising regularly. He shares how he shifted his behavior from childhood early wake-ups to adult life as a late person who sleeps in before starting his day.

Bijoy Goswami is a writer, teacher, and community leader based in Austin, Texas. He develops learning models to help individuals, organizations and communities live more meaningfully. Previously, he co-founded Aviri Software after working at Trilogy Software. Goswami graduated from Stanford University.