SLEEP

A good night's sleep is incredibly important for mental and physical well-being. Without it, you are more susceptible to disease, weight gain, decreased brain function, and depression.

Tips for Better Sleep

 

  • Limit blue light exposure (e.g., smartphones and computers) at night time.

  • Limit caffeine, especially in the evening.

  • Eliminate long and irregular daytime naps.

  • Wake up and go to bed at the same time everyday.

  • Don't consume alcohol.

  • Make your bedroom quiet, relaxing, clean and cool.

  • Don't eat right before bed.

  • Take a relaxing bath or shower before bedtime.

  • Exercise regularly, just not before bed.

  • Avoid liquids 1-2 hours before going to bed.

  • Rule out a sleep disorder with your doctor.