According to psychologist and sleep expert Michael J. Breus, sleep is a “performance activity” that can and should be improved to the best of your ability, whether it’s putting down electronics before shut-eye, drinking chamomile tea, or what have you.
Keep reading to discover 5 steps to optimize your quality of sleep so you can have consistently restful nights.
Charging your phone
Charge your phone in another room, away from your bed, and invest in a non-red lit alarm clock (according to feng shui).
Choose a spring mattress with a top foam layer.
Breathable cotton sheets work best for optimal bedding temperatures.
Install smart, dimmable lighting to encourage melatonin production.
Consider blackout curtains if outside lights keep you tossing and turning.