Seven Effective Tips for Healthy Sleep: Part 6

Posted by Paul Yanzer on Mar 14th 2017


Quit working and quiet your life

Having the stress of work on your back will keep the sympathetic nervous system going strong (think Fight or Flight response). There comes a time when you need to shut it down for the evening. Always wanting to “hustle” to get ahead in life is not a bad thing, but in order to be in a state of peak performance, sleep is necessary. Dragging work on into the evening and night prevents the ability to be on top of the game when it really matters.

Set a bedtime alarm in the evenings. When it goes off, begin your bedtime routine. Use it as if it were as important as your alarm to get you up in time for work in the morning (hint: it is).