Ask any new parent how they are, most will say they have a profound appreciation for sleep and why sleep deprivation is used as a torture technique
Sleep is overwhelmingly more important to your mental and physical wellbeing than diet or exercise.
The bottom line, a lack of sleep not only totally counter productive for wellbeing, it a ‘ticking time bomb’ for your health.
How much sleep you actually need is of some debate but generally, 7-9 hours is considered the average. Trying to figure out why you are always so tired, this is an excellent video explaining the key factors effecting sleep. Namely:
The truth is that it is relatively quick to fix your sleep habits, however, as with any lifestyle tweak you do need to show a little discipline getting over the hump.
Little by Little. Regret is always worse than the risk.