If it seems as though you just can’t get to bed early enough, perhaps you should look at what you do in the hours leading up to bedtime. Our habits before we lay down for our nightly snooze not only impact how long it takes to fall asleep, but they can affect how well-rested those hours of sleep will make you feel. We’ll share the 5 most-important sleep hygiene tips to maximize those hours between laying down and popping up in the morning.
The old adage is that we need 8 hours of sleep each night, but like most things in life, it’s not that simple. Fortunately for us, the National Sleep Foundation has released a new report based upon a vast wealth research that points us in the right direction. So, how much sleep do you need?