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I’m the first to admit that I don’t always have the best sleep routine.
I’ve got the dogs on my bed. Sometimes the TV is on. These things are no-no’s if you want a high-quality snooze.
At least I realize this, right? I am able to get enough sleep, but if it ever becomes a problem I know what changes to make.
A good night’s sleep can make you feel like a new person. Getting enough sleep (an adequate amount for adults is 7-8 hours, according to this study) can protect your health.
Lack of sleep is also connected to mental health disorders like anxiety and depression.
Don’t you feel like you’ve got a clear head and your energy back after a great sleep? I know I do.
These tweaks can make it easier to get great sleep. In fact, these sleep conditions should be non-negotiable:
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