Sleep Hygiene: Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep
- Maintain a consistent sleep schedule – wake up and go to bed at the same times each day.
- Avoid caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol late in the day.
- Avoid large meals late at night.
- Avoid activities that stimulate your mind close to bedtime.
- Establish a relaxing bedtime routine.
- Create a sleep-friendly environment – keep it dark, quiet and cool.
- Exercise regularly during the day.
Stress Management: Taking Control of Stressful Situations
- Identify the sources of stress in your life.
- Develop strategies to manage stressful situations.
- Build a support network of family and friends.
- Maintain an optimistic outlook.
- Practice relaxation techniques such as deep breathing, yoga and meditation.
- Make time for activities you enjoy.
- Get enough sleep.
- Exercise regularly.
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