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SLEEP WELL!

 

Here are some sleep hygiene tips for anyone who sometimes suffers from insomnia.  Here are some tips..

Things you don't want to do:

  • Donít go to bed until you are ready to sleep   

  • Donít lie awake in bed, telling yourself you should sleep. If you are awake for more than 20 minutes or so, get up 

  • Donít lie in bed if you are worrying or anxious about something

  • Donít keep looking at the clock   

  • Donít drink coffee, tea or other caffeinated drinks or alcohol before bedtime. The same goes for cigarettes

  • Donít nap during the day

Things you do want to do:

  • Try to get up around the same time every morning

  • Get some exercise each day, preferably during the morning or afternoon hours

  • Have a small snack before bed (but no caffeine or alcohol!)

  • Set the thermostat to a comfortable temperature

  • Arrange your furniture and window coverings so that noise and light will be less bothersome  

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