Alaska Sleep Education Center

Bringing Back Bedtime as a Couple

Posted by Timothea Bradley on Feb 22, 2021 1:48:00 AM

It is a common occurrence between couples living together for some time and even married for some years. It is a lack of romance and the loss of communication that happens to so many. The first few months after you are married and living together, you talk openly about your day and thoughts. Communication is a great tool. Fast forward a few years, and things start changing. Through this article, you will discover what can be done to prevent this and make your personal life successful.

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Topics: Snoring, bedtime, couples, marriage

Establish the Right Bedtime Routine in 2021

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Jan 28, 2021 1:30:00 AM

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Topics: bedtime, sleep habits, sleep routine

Create a Bedtime Routine That Will Lead to Better Sleep

Posted by Paisley Hansen on Sep 16, 2020 7:35:00 AM

The benefits of a good night's sleep are undisputed, but it can be entirely too difficult to quiet your body and mind enough to get the quality shuteye you need. Creating a bedtime routine customized to your needs can help with this. Here are some ideas to choose from that you can incorporate into your evenings before bed.

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Topics: bedtime, sleep habits, sleep routine

Blue Light Has a Dark Side

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on Nov 14, 2019 5:30:00 AM

We think of all the rituals at bedtime from yoga, essential oils, and sound machines when sometimes the one issue stems from American’s largest addiction: digital devices.

With 71 percent of Americans sleeping with their phone in bed or on the nightstand, the blue light from the screens can emit unneeded light that prevents our brains from shutting down. But we should also not be confused with eliminating blue light altogether. Light therapy treats seasonal affective disorder (SAD) uses blue light.

Ever wonder what makes the sky blue? It is blue light from the atmosphere and comes in a natural, non harmful way. According to Blue Light Exposed, “when outside, light from the sun travels through the atmosphere. The shorter, high energy blue wavelengths collide with the air molecules causing blue light to scatter everywhere.”

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Topics: technology, bedtime, get better sleep, blue light screen

Effective Bedtime Routines to Enhance Sleep

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Sep 27, 2019 1:22:00 PM

Most of us have a routine we follow. We get up at the same time, go through the same steps to get ready for the day, and even have the same thing for breakfast. There are many reasons we follow routines. We may do it out of habit, or do it because it’s comfortable, or maybe it’s the most effective and efficient way to go about our days. Our habits and routines can even make us more successful according to an article recently published in the Harvard Business Review.

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Topics: Sleep, Sleep Tips, electronics, relax, routine, technology, bedtime, unwind

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