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Daytime Rituals to Help You Sleep At Night

To get our zzzz many have created night time rituals like yoga stretches, a warm bath or meditation. These rituals are comforting - reminiscent of the bed time story or the lullaby. However, sleep can become a chronic stressor if you arenít getting it. Those who are sleep-deprived suffer from distraction, fatigue, a weakened immune system and irritability. The latest research claims that chronic sleep deprivation might even be a precursor to Alzheimerís disease according to Domenico PraticÚ who led the study at Templeís School of Medicine. So if your night time rituals arenít working, consider that what you do during the day will impact your night.

Having a good day means you experience a little inspiration, resilience or fun. A good day turns into a good night. Itís time to shift your attention to daytime rituals to fall asleep and stay asleep during the night.

Daytime practices which will impact your night:
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