Life Tips, Self-Care

Self Care: Daylight Savings and Sleep

The time change in spring and fall is rough on most people who have to go thorough it. I'm not sure if anyone outside the U.S. does Daylight Savings, but I know that there are only a few lucky states that don't. (I'm so jealous!) To try to help at least a few more people to get the rest they need, I researched some DST sleep tips. Daylight Savings Tips I think the best tip I found was to gradually transition over a few days. Starting a few days ahead of
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Self Care: The Importance of Sleep Hygiene

In the U.S., the week before Daylight Savings Time, in March, is National Sleep Awareness Week. Proper sleep is extremely important to self care, so I thought I'd touch on proper sleep hygiene today. What is sleep hygiene? According to sleepfoundation.org, "Sleep hygiene is a variety of different practices and habits that are necessary to have good nighttime sleep quality and full daytime alertness." Why is it important? Good quality sleep is vital to good physical and mental health. Adults and children both sleep better when good sleep hygiene practices are used. The most