Not so much any more, but I know I should.
I also know we need to sleep in the dark – REAL dark. A couple of years ago, I started blocking out my bedroom window. You would be surprised to see how bright my clock and my radio glow!
When I wake up – after four hours or so – you can tell it has been a rough night because my bed clothes are ALL twisted up.
So, I am reading with interest this article from PREVENTION for August 16, “20 ways to sleep better every night.” Some of these might ring a bell, so click the link at the bottom for the full article.
The, sleep tight. Don’t let the bed bugs bite..
1. Set a sleep schedule—and stick with it
2. Keep a sleep diary
3. Stop smoking
4. Review your medications
5. Exercise, but not within four hours of bedtime
6. Cut caffeine after 2 p.m.
7. Write down your woes
8. Take time to wind down
9. Sip milk, not a martini
10. Snack on cheese and crackers
11. Listen to a bedtime story
12. Stay cool…
13. …especially if you’re menopausal
14. Spray a sleep-inducing scent
15. Turn on the white noise
16. Eliminate sneaky light sources
17. Consider kicking out furry bedmates
18. Check your pillow position
19. Breathe deeply
20. Stay put if you wake up