You’ve probably heard that a good bedtime routine (lights down, TV and social media off, warm bath) can help you get a good night’s sleep – but it’s only part of the story. Your sleep strategy should actually start when you get up in the morning.
One of the easiest and most effective changes you can make is to stop staying in bed for longer at weekends than you do during the week. Losing your lie-in may sound a bit harsh, but it’s worth it to help you sleep well every night.
Why is this? Our bodies prefer to follow a regular pattern when it comes to sleep. So lying in because you don’t have to go to work can make it more difficult to sleep the following night, as it upsets your body’s natural rhythm.
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