Your patients might know using technology late at night isn’t the best for their sleep, but if they’re still having trouble sleeping, talk to them about these other bad habits as reported by Bustle.
Trying to doze off immediately after a late night at the office or a night out raging might work sometimes, but it’s not the best sleep strategy. And Kennedy notes that even if you do fall asleep quickly, the quality of your sleep may suffer. “You can’t work or play hard all day and expect to fall asleep and stay asleep without a wind-down period. The body and mind need a chance to transition from the active stress of the day to the relaxed state that leads to good sleep,” she says. Set aside 30 minutes to an hour before bed to read, journal, or meditate — activities that will turn down the stress dial.