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So keep regular sleep habits. Erratic sleep habits prevent the training of our “biological clocks.” Make every effort to go to bed and get up at the same time every day, even on weekends. The temptation to sleep in, or lounge around in bed on your day off can throw off your biological clock.

- Submitted by LUCKYCOMET 4/12/2010 in Staying Healthy | 8 Comments
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MINDFULFILLNESS 5/27/2010 8:58:00 AM

    This is one of my problem areas and reading this tip is getting me closer to figuring it out! I think I can get more sleep if I can decide to do less. What keeps me up at night is trying to finish my To Do list....which is impossible. I guess I will need to make a DOABLE DAILY to do list and make it so I can get to bed at a decent hour!
MELLYBEANS0919 5/22/2011 11:08:00 PM

    While I go to bed around the same time, I often sleep in/lounge in bed too much.
BASILIC 8/2/2010 5:50:00 PM

    I know this and yet I have a difficult time maintaining this habit for very long.
2ABETRLIFE 6/1/2010 1:55:00 AM

    This is one of my main areas of focus for June. I stay up into the wee hours way to often and end up starting the new day in the late morning. I used to like being an early riser, but these days I am really struggling with this.
ANOUSKAISONLINE 5/5/2010 7:15:00 PM

    Our Graduate and Professional Students spark group (find us and join in!) is dealing with just this issue for our May 2010 challenge. We're trying to get 7-8 hours sleep each night (academics are notorious for forgoing sleep in order to meet deadlines), but I haven't been emphasising the need for regularity. Great 'secret' :)
THEEXERCISER 4/13/2010 10:05:00 AM

    I think sticking to a reg. sleep schedule is very important to staying healthy.
DIANE7786 4/13/2010 5:22:00 AM

    I've read that our bodies like routines. I've had regular sleep habits for awhile. I'm sleepy at bedtime and wake refreshed without an alarm clock. I don't feel sleepy during the day.
NJDIETZ 4/12/2010 4:16:00 PM

    I think so.

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