In an ideal world, we wouldn’t have distractions keeping us up at night, or end up hitting the snooze button repeatedly in the morning.
But these days, with hectic work and family schedules and essentially unlimited hours of shows to stream, a good night’s sleep can be hard to come by.
Luckily, a few simple lifestyle changes can help you reverse this trend.
The eight sleep tips in the graphics below are based on actual scientific research, conducted to discover what works best for humans (not mice or monkeys).
The blue light emitted by your devices can disrupt your sleep, so try not to watch TV, go on the computer or be on your phone within two hours of your bedtime. That light also messes with our production of melatonin, a hormone that regulates your sleep cycle.
Make sure you orgasm, though, because climaxing releases the protein prolactin, which makes you feel relaxed and sleepy. Sex can also decrease the hormone cortisol, which lowers stress levels.
Source: Biological Psychology
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