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10 Ways to Get Better Sleep

10 WAYS TO GET BETTER SLEEP

I know I don’t need to explain to you the importance of sleep. Sleep is EVERYTHING. The type of sleep you get sets your mood and energy for the whole day, it also plays an important role of keeping your immune system functioning properly. Any of my close friends that are reading this will think it’s super ironic that I am posting about sleep as I have struggled with insomnia off and on for years. But that struggle has lead me to find some really helpful ways to improve my quality of sleep.  I used to take Ambien to sleep and that is THE WORST way to address a chronic sleep problem. It puts a band-aide on the issue and doesn’t help to work towards a permanent solution to sleeping better. Below are some things that helped me when I was transitioning off sleeping pills and they still work today to help me get better sleep. Some of these items can be done together or maybe just incorporating one will help you get a better nights sleep.

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