Do you feel sleepy during the day? Do you feel slow and unproductive, or have trouble focusing on your work? Do you feel this way despite getting eight hours of sleep? If so, you may need to improve your sleep hygiene.
No, we’re not talking about how often you launder your pillowcases. Poor sleep hygiene refers to the lifestyle choices that negatively affect the quality of your sleep. These include, for example, exercising before bedtime, light in the bedroom, or a disruptive bed partner.