Tip 4: Additional Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep
The following sleep tips can be added regularly to your sleep routine and help improve the length and quality of your sleep.
Regular Exercise:Research shows that regular exercise improves sleep quality. Relaxing exercises like yoga and tai chi are great ways to settle yourself in for bed.
- Dim the Electronics:Light from your phone, tablet, computer, or TV can trick your brain into thinking it’s still daytime. You can minimize these effects by using a smaller screen or by turning down the brightness on your devices.
- Set a Sleep Schedule:Go to bed and wake up at the same time every day, even on weekends. You should also avoid taking long naps during the day.
- Diet Matters:Finish dinner several hours before bedtime. You should also avoid caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol before bedtime.