You might want to think twice about putting your sleep on the back burner. Sleep deprivation is proven to cause lasting effects such as memory loss and heart disease, as well as a shortened attention span and increased stress throughout the day. For adults 18 years and older, it’s recommended you receive between 7.5-9 hours of sleep each night.

Avoiding caffeine is just one way to ensure a good night’s rest. Read on for 9 more tips for better sleep so you capitalize on those zzzzz’s:


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  1. I know firsthand the health impact that lack of sleep can create. I use a CPAP machine every night to help me get a full night’s rest and without it, I am miserable as well as unhealthy. this is a great graphic and I plan on sharing it on my sleep dedicated Pinterest board.

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