Healthy sleep is necessary to remain alert, energized and focused. One way to improve sleep is to go to bed and wake up at the same time every day, weekends included. Also, try to figure out exactly how much sleep you need each night. Some people need less than others. It’s also important to refrain from hitting the snooze button in the morning. Worry is an obstacle to sleep, so before going to bed, plan out both work and personal issues for the next day. Other beneficial habits include eating your final meal early, having a consistent morning routine, and making effective use of power naps during the day.
- Poor sleep habit can lead to much more than grogginess, or too much fatigue. It can affect your memory as well.
- Poor sleep habits can also lead to massive mood swings and often an obvious and large drop in overall productivity.
- In just the same way as it helps to schedule other aspects of your day to improve preparation and increase the odds of all going off well, it helps to have a specific sleep time scheduled.
“You first need to know how much sleep you need to feel rested. For me, I need around six hours of sleep a day. The next thing you need to know is how long it usually takes you to fall asleep. For me, I generally require around thirty minutes to fall asleep.”