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4 Sleeping Tips for a Happier Family

By Genevieve Cunningham

Sleep is a much bigger deal than most people realize. The truth is that most of us don’t get enough sleep, and this leads to a wide array of negative side effects. Headaches, an inability to concentrate, and maybe the most noticeable and common of all … crankiness! A lack of sleep leads to irritability for almost everyone, and when everyone in the family is lacking sleep, it means a lot of grumpy people under one roof. In order to get your family enough sleep and improve overall happiness, take a look at these tips.

Everyone Needs a Bedtime

Many adults believe that bedtimes are only for kids, but the truth is that everyone in your home probably needs a bedtime. Smaller children may need an earlier bedtime than older kids or adults, but everyone will benefit from the routine of going to bed at the same time very night.

Technology Needs an Earlier Bedtime

Whatever time your family chooses to be bedtime, your technology needs an earlier bedtime than that. A hour or so before it’s time to go to bed, turn the electronics off and put them away. Technology stimulates the eyes and the brain and keeps you awake. By putting them away a little bit early, you get your body and mind ready for adequate rest.

Get Everyone Moving in the Day

Though it can be hard to get teenagers moving, it’s crucial if you want everyone to rest well. Exercise, or even just general movement, during the day helps tire the body and leads to better sleep. Encourage everyone to get up and moving, and it’s far more likely that the whole family will get a better night’s sleep.

Help Personalize Wind Down Routines

The wind down routine is much more important than people realize. It allows you to let go of excess stress and signals to your body that sleep is in the near future. The key is to do what works for you. Some people need a long wind down, while others may only need a few minutes. Help everyone in your home figure out their wind down routine, and everyone will find sleep a little easier.

Getting enough sleep is crucial for overall wellness and productivity. If your family isn’t getting enough, it’s time to make some changes. Use these tips to get your family’s sleeping habits in order and improve the mood of the home as a whole.

To learn more about your health and wellness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Winter Springs, Fla.

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