Actions to sleep well 8 tips for 8 hours
Make sleep matter – be in bed for 8 hours or be sleep-deprived.
Adopt a pre-bedtime routine – do relaxing things to prepare for sleep and avoid technology.
Eat and drink healthily – a healthy, hydrated diet works wonder. Avoid caffeine, nicotine and alcohol.
Make consistency your goal – aim for the same time to bed, and to rise and shine, whatever the day.
Get your sleeping quarters right – comfortable, cool, dark and quiet, with no activities in the bedroom other than sleep and sex.
Exercise and relaxation are important – build these into your day; but remember, it’s better to relax later on.
Deal with stress during the day – so that you don’t have to deal with it again at night.
When you’re awake, get up! – after 20 minutes, get up and do something less boring, until you feel sleepy again.