10 tips for improving a better night’s sleep.

Sleep is essential for a person’s health and wellbeing, according to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF). Here are 10 tips that can help you improve you night’s sleep and increase your personal well-being.

 

1. Avoid caffeine before bed

2. Relax before bed

3. Regular exercise

4. Keep your bedroom quit, dark and comfortable

5. Healthy eating

6. Avoid napping during the day

7. Avoid watching TV, eating or talking about emotional issues before bed

8. Take a hot shower

9. Read a book

10. Stick to a regular schedule

 

When people experience stressful situation or negative emotions there are strategies that can help the individual cope with the situation. Below are common coping skills that individuals uses in stressful situations:

– Take a deep breath and count to ten

– Exercise (dancing/kickboxing)

– Journaling/arts projects

– Meditation /yoga

– Listen to music

 

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