During these difficult and unusual times, prioritising sleep is as important as ever.
Getting these principles into action can be a powerful way to maintain healthy sleep or get it back on track. However, if you have a long-standing sleep problem, don’t hesitate to get in touch with your local healthcare provider to access the help you need.
- Protect your bedroom from non-sleep activity and technology that might disturb sleep; make it your own sleep oasis.
- Give yourself time to wind down and relax in the evening, including at least an hour of dim light to allow the body to get ready for sleep.
- Stay active during the day and keep up some regular and enjoyable physical exercise as part of your routine.
- Try some of our practical techniques to help manage your sleep during shift work.