Many people, especially as they age, don’t anymore pay much attention to their sleep hygiene. Healthy sleep hygiene means having both bedroom conditions and daily routines in order to promote consistent and continuous sleep. Maintaining a fixed sleep schedule, making your bedroom comfortable and free of disturbances, following a relaxing pre-bed routine, and establishing healthy habits during the day can all contribute to excellent sleep hygiene.
Excessive levels of work-related stress (or any stress, for that matter) can impact your sleep quality and duration. Unfortunately, both a lack of sleep and stress can have a significant impact on your mental health. Most health experts recommend that adults get seven to nine hours of sleep per night.
Even though there are many that like to stay up late, the reality is that life can be much easier when you are a morning person. Not only is it easier to get more tasks accomplished early on, but it is often easier to have the energy to get through all the things that you need to in a day, like work, school and appointments. However, even though there may be many benefits to being a morning person, it may not always be an easy transition to make, especially if you have been a night owl for most of your life. The good news is, though, that making the change isn't impossible and there are many simple and natural ways you can start to become a morning person today.
Topics: sleep disorders