Your passion for healthy living brought you here - let's keep talking!X
7 Tips for the Best Sleep Ever
Set the mood for slumber
Keeping your room dark while you sleep is a great start, but bringing the lights down before bed is also important. “Bright light too close to bedtime can make it hard to fall asleep,” Arnedt says. That’s because dimness signals the biological clock that it’s time to wind down, while bright light says “daytime!” Swap out überbright bedroom bulbs for low-watt ones, or install a dimmer switch and keep it low. Like to read in bed? Do it in the lowest light that’s still comfortable.
Next: Ban your BlackBerry
De–stress your life, sleep better, and conquer depression with the latest news and insights on mood management, plus special offers.