A Good Night’s Sleep

We all know the importance of getting a good nights sleep and how it affects our general wellbeing. A night without enough sleep leaves us tired, moody, anxious and possibly depressed.

It is important for parents to set a good example and to establish a healthy bedtime routine for the whole family.

 

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Here are our 10 tips for getting a good night’s sleep.

  1. Don’t go to bed too hungry or too thirsty.
  2. Limit the amount of alcohol.
  3. Avoid caffeine.
  4. Try to wake up at the same time each day, including weekends.
  5. Try to exercise at least 30 minutes a day.
  6. Make the bedroom a relaxing, tranquil place to be in your home, avoid turning the bedroom into your office.
  7. Switch off the TV.
  8. Try not to nap during the day, it interrupts the general sleep pattern.
  9. Make sure that your kids follow a sensible sleep pattern. If necessary, use our Good Night Sleep Tight chart which uses stickers to encourage a healthy bedtime.
  10. Relax!

We believe that getting enough sleep not only makes people feel better, but will also increase their odds of living healthier and more productive lives.

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