Recently, I have discovered that taking care of myself makes not only my life happier and more productive, but also it benefits my family. I am a working mom, so I do find myself trying to squeeze in more and more tasks into 1-2 hours I have when my toddler is napping or after she
1. Sleep Environment: Darkness is Your Best Friend. Make the room as dark as possible. Get rid of unnecessary electronic devices. The blue light from the screens blocks the production of melatonin in your pineal gland, so you lose 2-3 hours of beneficial deep restorative sleep. 2. Exercise. But not too close to your bedtime.