2019 goals challenge – day 14 Get a good night’s sleep

One of the key barriers to productivity is poor sleep.  Sleep deprivation can cause:

  • decreased cognitive function
  • poor memory
  • impaired attention and decision-making
  • slow reaction time

Enhance your focus and productivity by making sure you get a good night’s sleep.

Tips for a good night’s sleep:

Routine go to bed and get up at a similar time each day.
Get ready for sleep Wind down, make the hour before bedtime for quiet, relaxing activity.  Make sure your bedroom is conducive to sleep – not too hot or too cold, comfortable bed, dark, quiet.
Avoid stimulants caffeine,nicotine, alcohol and even electronic devices can interfere with good sleep.  Avoid these in the run up to bedtime.
Be active during the day day-timeexercise helps to promote sleep, but avoid anything strenuous in the three hours before bedtime.

Sweet dreams!

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