When we spring forward with our clocks—oftentimes our sleep schedules are uprooted. As we adjust to the new season, springtime has it’s own set of sleep disruptions, such as seasonal allergies, longer days with more daylight, and the need for cooler temperatures.
Here are eight tips to help you rejuvenated your sleep schedule for springtime…
1. Longer Days, Shorter Nights
The main reason why we readjust our clocks (or spring forward) is to allow for more hours of sunlight during the day. And while longer days help us remain more productive, they can also encourage us to stay up later or not get enough shuteye. To encourage a good night’s sleep (minus sunlight in your eyes in the early morning hours) install blackout blinds or thicker curtains to bathe your bedroom in darkness so you can get a quality night of sleep.