Summer or winter, you should aim to go to bed at about the same time every evening and wake up at about the same time every morning.
“One of the most valuable actions that we can do to promote maintaining healthy sleep hygiene is to keep a regular schedule,” Kline says. This isn’t the sexiest advice, but it is very effective.
Try - Time - Recommendation - Hours - Night—plenty
What times should you aim for? Try to give yourself time for the common recommendation of eight hours per night—plenty of research backs this up. If you pride yourself on requiring only six hours a night, well, it may be time to rethink that.
Getting quality zzz’s extends to your daily routine as well. For example, avoid drinking too much alcohol, which might make you...