Self-Care

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