Six Tips For Better Sleep

Raz Safarian

We all can have a bad night’s sleep, which is perfectly normal, but how can we improve both the quantity and quality of our sleep?

The first point to remember is to be consistent. Go to bed and wake up at the same time. Regularity will anchor your sleep and improve both the quantity and the quality, whether it’s a weekday, a weekend, or even if you’ve had a bad night’s sleep. The reason for this is that you have a master 24-hour clock deep within your brain.

The temperature is the second point to consider. Keep it cool. It turns out that your brain and body need to lower their core temperature by about one degree Celsius, or two to three degrees Fahrenheit, to initiate and then maintain sleep. This is why it is always easier to fall asleep in a room that is too cold rather than too…

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