7 Day Sleep Challenge

Linda Tang

Having trouble sleeping?  Consider we spend 1/3 of our lives sleeping, poor sleep is a pretty major problem that affects every aspect of our being.  Take charge of your sleep by taking this 7 day sleep challenge.  A challenge is one of the best ways to break old habits and make way for positive changes.  Commit yourself to these good sleep hygiene habits for 7 days and let us know if your sleep improves.  

  • Get up before 7 AM

  • Keep active during the day, avoid taking naps

  • No caffeine after 2 PM and no alcohol after 6 PM

  • Finish dinner before 7 PM, no snacks before bedtime

  • Make your bedroom sleep friendly, reduce clutter, noise, and bright lights

  • Follow a relaxing bedtime routine, considering a warm bath, meditation, or book reading (not for school or work, just pleasure)

  • No TV, computer, or smart phones after 8 PM

  • Go to bed before 10 PM

  • Stay in bed even if you can’t fall asleep.  Your body is getting the rest it needs