Some people can fall asleep as soon as they lay down for the evening - others aren't so lucky and need to follow a routine just to fall asleep. For some, even after all of the preparation, restful sleep still seems to be hard to achieve. It is estimated that 50-70 million US adults have a sleep disorder... That's a lot of people walking around deprived of sleep!
Poor sleeping habits can affect your quality of life. Lack of energy, weight gain or weight loss, and emotional and mental imbalances are just a few of the scary ways your body can be affected if you're not catching enough z's at night. Even if you suffer from insomnia, work overnight shifts, or are jet lagged, you can still form healthy sleeping habits, aka "sleep hygiene," to make sure you wake up feeling rested and energized.
If you're someone who struggles to get adequate rest at night, follow these three (3) tips that can help you improve the quality of your good night's sleep.