According to a study published earlier this year by the American Psychological Association, sleep has been proven to be the single most important factor in predicting longevity. It is also important for many bodily functions, such as chronic disease prevention, hormone regulation, as well as mood and weight regulation. Researchers have found connections between sleep and heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, depression, poor memory, weight gain – and even shortened lifespan.
10 tips to get a good night’s sleep?
1. Find your optimum
2. Kick your caffeine habit
3. Eat earlier, and experiment with what makes you fall asleep quickly.
4. Limit alcohol intake at night
5. Limit screen time after 7pm