Sleep is vital to overall health, yet many things can interfere with getting a good night’s sleep. The following things can affect your sleep: illness, job stress, personal relationships, family stressors, and more.
Some factors are out of your control, but there are several steps you can take to improve your sleep quality.
1Stick To A Sleep Schedule
You should go to bed and get up the same time every night and morning, regardless of whether it is a work day, weekend, vacation, or holiday. This consistency re-enforces your body’s sleep-wake cycle. However, don’t fret if you cannot fall asleep within 15 minutes; instead get up and do something relaxing, then try going to sleep again. Lying in bed and stressing about not being able to fall asleep will only compound the problem.