Hartlepool Sixth Form College

Ten tips to improve your sleep

In support of Mental Health Awareness Week 2019, here are some great tips to help improve your sleep pattern.

Sleep provides us with a number of physical and psychological functions, sleep revitalises the body, supports learning and memory and helps regulate mood, and appetite.

The science of sleep:

  • Exercise
  • Learn to relax¬†
  • Stop using electronics
  • Get into a routine
  • Create a peaceful sleeping environment
  • Practice deep breathing
  • Consume less¬†caffeine
  • Write down your worriesAim for 7-9 hours sleep a night
  • Be aware of what you eat before bed