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7 Ways to Get a Better Night's Sleep

Posted: 01/ 6/2012 8:14 am

Having difficulties falling asleep or staying asleep? Here are some tips to help you get a good night's rest.

1. Turn Off All Electronics At Least 30 Minutes Before Bed
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In a perfect world, you would shut your phone, iPad, laptop, desktop, television, etc. off one hour before bed. But let's start with a half-hour first. The light that emits from your iPad keeps your brain awake, according to sleep researchers.

Flickr photo by Kevin Spencer

How can you tell if you're sleep-deprived? Here's a helpful quiz.

Here's to getting a good night's rest!

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