March 29, 2022 1 min read
In Why We Sleep by Dr. Matt Walker breaks down simple tips to help you increase your ability to sleep better. If you would like to learn more about the importance of sleep or Walker’s work we suggest reading Why We Sleep because the benefits of sleep are immense. Until you find time to read his book, take Dr. Walker's advice and following these 12 tips for good sleep aka “sleep hygiene”.
1 - Stick to a sleep schedule
2 - Don’t exercise too late in the day
3 - Avoid caffeine and nicotine
4 - Avoid alcoholic drinks before bed
5- Avoid larger meals and beverages late at night
6 - Avoid medicines that delay or disrupt your sleep (if possible)
7 - Don’t take naps after 3 p.m.
8 - Make sure to leave time to unwind before bed
9 - Take a hot bath before bed
10 - Gadget-free bedroom
11 - Get the right sunlight exposure
12 - Don’t stay in bed if you can’t sleep