Sleep is more than flipping your off switch for the night. It’s absolutely necessary for recharging your batteries! It’s critical to get as much of the highest quality sleep as possible but the sad fact is that most of us aren’t getting enough due to stress, life circumstances or children who continue to wake us up all night long. Just us? We thought not….
Experts refer to sleep hygiene, the preparatory steps you take to ensure a restful night, and it’s something we all need to know a bit more about! Factors that determine the quality of our sleep include: the amount, type and duration of light exposure we get during the day, what we eat, whether we exercise and when, as well as how we wind down before bed.
Since we’re all dying for more sleep and better rest, here are 11 surprising sleep hygiene tips so you can get a good, rejuvenating eight hours. Sweet dreams!