Seven Effective Tips for Healthy Sleep: Part 6

by Paul Yanzer
Quit working and quiet your lifeHaving 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…

Seven Effective Tips for Healthy Sleep: Part 5

by Paul Yanzer
Read a bookMy toddler knows best in this regard. We often ask him what he would like to do before taking a nap or going to bed. His response is regularly the same: “Read a book; take a nap.” Reading before bed generally is a good way to put oneself…

Seven Effective Tips for Healthy Sleep: Part 4

by Paul Yanzer
Meditate, breathe, stretchThese activities are easy ways to get the body to switch from the sympathetic nervous system (fight or flight) to the parasympathetic nervous system (rest and digest). Increasing the amount of time the body spends in the…
Seven Effective Tips for Healthy Sleep: Part 3

Seven Effective Tips for Healthy Sleep: Part 3

by Paul Yanzer
In part three of this series we take a peek at what's going on under your sheets while you sleepParticipate in some bedtime "Netflix and chill." Just be sure to skip the Netflix.Research shows that ideal sleeping temperature is between 64 and 68 deg…

Seven Effective Tips for Healthy Sleep: Part 2

by Paul Yanzer
In Part Two of this series we take a look at an obvious, but often times difficult to implement, tip for healthy sleep:Get away from your TV/computer/phone screensThis tip could have been included in the first, but it is important enough to have it…