08/29/2012 04:27 pm ET Updated Aug 29, 2012

8 Tips For Better Sleep At The Conventions

Two days into the Republican National Convention and we're willing to bet sleep deprivation is a common thread among the candidates and attendees.

Speeches, smiles and socializing are all part of the job description for the party members, but doing all that on fewer than seven hours of sleep can be a difficult undertaking.

Luckily, there are a few tricks to overcome the problem of not having enough hours in the day. Stuart Quan, professor of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard School of Medicine (who’s been spotted at The Huffington Post’s Oasis), has some tips for the up-all-night candidates (added bonus: they work for the rest of us, too!).

Stuart Quan's Sleep Tips For The RNC

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