4. Stick to a schedule
A consistent sleep routine is key to unlocking the power of better sleep. Having a regular bedtime and waking up at the same time every day (i.e. avoiding late nights and long lie-ins at the weekend) will help to train your brain into a healthy sleep pattern and keep your circadian rhythms in check.
Try to avoid screen time for at least 30 minutes before bed, both to help mentally wind down and to avoid blue light, which has been linked to sleep disruption. Likewise, avoid engaging in tasks that require intense physical or mental attention. Instead, adopt new healthy evening rituals, such as a warm shower, a cup or herbal tea, or meditation. Apps such as Headspace offer guided meditations dedicated to promoting better sleep.better sleep.
You can also use apps to track your sleep cycle, which can help you to monitor the quality of your sleep and potentially identify obstacles preventing the ultimate snooze. The Cathay app’s wellness journey not only allows you to track your sleep and work towards wellness goals, but even rewards your efforts with miles.
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