It's a well known fact that sleep deprivation is really, really bad for you.
Not only is it hard on your body, but it's terrible for your mental performance. You just aren't as sharp as you usually are when you've been up for two days straight.
Along with a lack of sleep, overwork in general — not to mention the stress that it comes with — wears you down in a big way.
We're in a culture that emphasizes hard work, and that can be a good thing — but it's also a double-edged sword.
We see overwork as a virtue, but it isn't.
There's a limit to what you can and should sacrifice to grow your business, and your physical and mental health are beyond that limit.
Not only are you hurting yourself through overwork, stress, and sleep deprivation, but you're also hurting your business.
In a recent video from Entrepreneur, successful entrepreneur Jason Seats reframes the issue in a whole new way. Check out the full video below.
You can find more great advice about finding the right work-life balance over at Entrepreneur.