Better Sleep Hygiene: 5 Steps to Improve Mental Health

Getting Quality Sleep is Vital to Your Mental Health (Image Source: Shutterstock)

The Benefits of Sleep

Everybody knows that you need sleep or you’ll be tired the next day. There are many advantages to a full night’s sleep, and not all of them are well known. Ambitious, hard working people who have a lot of responsibility often think they can cheat their sleep using stimulants in the morning and alcohol or sleeping pills at night. But these activities only mask the fact that you are tired. Sleep is necessary for good health. Your body is constantly deteriorating and replenishing itself, and sleep facilitates the healing process.

When You Get Enough Sleep, You are Less Stressed (Image Source: Shutterstock)

Sleep Hygiene

Nationwide, about 30% of people do not get enough sleep. There are a wide variety of reasons for this, but in many cases, you can get better results by following a few simple guidelines:

Getting Better Sleep Will Improve Your Productivity (Image Source: Shutterstock)

The Mental Benefits of Better Sleep

Being mentally healthy promotes better sleep, and when you’re getting enough sleep, it improves your mental health. If you feel your mental health is not all it could be, I suggest you improve your sleeping habits.

Sleep is your superpower | Matt Walker │ TED

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