How to Sleep Better
There are a few things you can do to try and get a great night’s rest. You’ll be surprised by how your quality of life improves when you learn how to sleep better. Try going to bed and getting up at the same time every day – even on the weekends. This will help keep your biological clock in sync.
Develop a sleep ritual by doing the same things each night just before bed. Parents often establish a routine for their kids, but it can help adults, too. A routine cues the body to settle down for the night. Another hint: Unwind early in the evening so that worries and distractions don't keep you from getting a good night's sleep.
Finally, create a restful sleep environment – sleep in a cool, quiet, dark room on a comfortable, supportive mattress and foundation –and keep all electronics out of the bedroom! The bedroom is for sleep and sex only, so that means no televisions, laptops or smartphones. If you're sleeping as much as you need, but still find that you're sleepy during the day, you should consult your doctor to see if you might have a medical condition interfering with your sleep.