What can I do when I can't sleep?

Try these 5 healthy sleep habits to get your sleep back on track.

Just about everyone has the occasional bad night’s sleep, but when poor sleep becomes the norm, it may affect your life in lots of different ways.1 Your weight, your work, your relationships and your enjoyment of life can all improve with good, regular sleep.2 You deserve to feel your best with the energy to live each day to its full potential. So if you’re struggling to fall asleep or stay asleep, it’s time to work out why easy, restful sleep isn’t happening for you.

Here are 5 healthy sleep habits that you can try:

  1. Get enough hours
  2. Be consistent
  3. No electronics in the bedroom
  4. Relaxation before bed
  5. Make a commitment

 

References

  1. ERoth, T, J. Clin Sleep Med 2007 Aug 15; 3(5 Suppl): S7–S10.
  2. https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/sleep-deprivation-and-deficiency accessed 2 Aug 2019