Monday, February 18, 2013

Better Sleeping - Week 2

Here are this weeks' tips leading to better sleep...

Week #2 ideas...

#1.  Turn Your Back to the Clock - Studies show that watching the clock into the morning hours makes you more anxious and less able to fall asleep

#2.  Clear Your Mind at Night - Decrease brain activity by writing down your thoughts, it will allow you to let today end and look forward to tomorrow.

#3.  Turn the Lights Down - Too much light can make it difficult to fall and stay asleep. Try wearing a sleeping mask and closing the blinds...that full moon can be bright.

#4.  Exercise in the Morning - Working out late at night (3-4 hrs prior to bed) can make it difficult to fall asleep.

#5.  Go to Bed Earlier - Try to aim for at least 7-8 hours per night

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