Nearly all of us agree that a comfortable mattress makes a big difference when it comes to a good night's sleep, according to the National Sleep Foundation. But few of us take the time to regularly assess our sleep environment to make sure it's up for the nightly routine.
Many of us wonder why we feel tired all the time. That drowsy, sluggish, sleepy feeling could be a sign your sleep and health habits need an adjustment.
According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, time changes are disruptive. In the week after a time change, there are increases in traffic accidents, workplace errors and hospital admissions.
If you’re doing a lot of driving on your summer vacation, be sure you're getting enough sleep to drive safely. Instead of driving 700 miles in one stretch, break it up into two days so you can get a good night’s sleep along the way. Otherwise, driving while drowsy could put your life and the lives of others in danger.
Sheltering in place has disrupted just about every aspect of our lives, including normal sleep cycles. If you're longing for eight hours of uninterrupted, peaceful sleep again, try these steps to relax, let go and fall asleep.