We're supposed to get anywhere from seven to eight hours of sleep every night, which isn't just medical advice -- it's a pleasure. Sleep is The Best.
Still, as hard as we try to hit the sack before midnight, sometimes life gets the way and we end up skimping on sleep. If you find you're getting too few Zs too often, there are ways to optimize your sleep routine.
For example, if you're prone to tossing and turning with stressors on your mind, keeping a journal by your bedside is a smart move. Writing out your problems in a diary takes them out of your weary head and puts them on the page, making it easier to drift off to dreamland.
Check out the 11 sleep hacks in the infographic below, courtesy of SleepyPeople, and rework your daytime routine to make sleep come more easily.
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