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January 6, 2021


People often ask me about tips to sleep better. And I go back to basics. It's kind of boring, but it's very necessary. The body likes routine. It likes to eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It likes to have adequate fluid. It likes its vitamins. It likes its exercise. It also really likes to sleep, but it wants to go to bed at the same time and wake up at the same time. It doesn't care about Saturday, Sundays, or Christmas or new years, the body doesn't know any better. It likes routine. So one of the things to do to train yourself to sleep better is to pick a wake time and pick a sleep time. What's easier to control is wake time because you know, when the alarm goes off at 6:00 AM, you'll wake up. You don't necessarily know when you'll go to bed or when you will fall asleep after you've gone to bed. So if you know that in general, you need eight hours of sleep and you have to get up at six because you need to get ready to go to work. You need to count backward from there. So eight hours, 6:00 AM. You need to go to bed at 10:00 PM.