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Bedtime routines are important

Having bedtime routines is important for anyone who wants a good night’s sleep, but may be even more helpful for individuals who have difficulty falling asleep at night. The benefits of bedtime routines include allowing for time to relax, unwind, and disconnect from activities that can cause emotional or physical arousal that may disrupt sleep. … Continue reading Bedtime routines are important

Helpful hints for a better night’s sleep (part 2)

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Helpful Hints - Sleep

The previous post referenced several helpful hints. Let’s explore a few additional hints related to getting a better nights sleep. Attempt to get regular and adequate exposure to natural light. Daylight exerts powerful effects on our internal biological sleep/wake systems. As a result, exposure to daylight, particularly in the early morning can promote healthy sleep … Continue reading Helpful hints for a better night’s sleep (part 2)

Helpful hints for a better night’s sleep (part 1)

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Helpful Hints - Sleep

Follow these helpful hints below to improve your sleep: Avoid taking naps during the day. Though taking a nap can certainly feel very refreshing, napping during the day can also lead to you feel less tired at night and can disrupt your normal sleep and wake rhythms. Avoid stimulants such as caffeine and nicotine late … Continue reading Helpful hints for a better night’s sleep (part 1)