Unplug Before Bed

One of the best ways to ensure a good night’s sleep is to unplug at least an hour before your desired bed time. Harmful artificial light from our phones, tablets, computers, and TVs can keep you up and make it hard to fall and stay asleep since they stimulate our bodies’ internal clocks.

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Take a Break from Mindless Scrolling

Replace your social media scrolling with a book or magazine. Instead of wasting time looking at carefully curated social media feeds, pick up a new and interesting book and read a chapter each night before bed. This can help relax your mind while still giving you something to do in bed before you fall asleep.

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Protect Your Eyes from Blue Light

If you absolutely cannot put down the electronics before bed, try wearing blue light blocking glasses to help reduce the exposure of harmful blue light that keeps you alert and awake. Better yet, take advantage of limiting screen time through your iPhone or another app so you can track how many hours you’re spending on average on your phone or even individual apps so you know where you’ll be able to cut back.

It’s so important to unplug before bed, not only for your physical health but also for your mental health. Chances are that no one is getting the true amount of sleep that they actually need, and these small tips can make big impacts in the long run.

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Unplugging Not Enough?

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