Let’s face it: we all know that sometimes, getting ourselves (or our kids) into bed is only half the struggle when it comes to falling asleep. Lying there, or tossing and turning as the minutes turn into hours while sleep continues to eludes us can be really frustrating, and no help when the alarm goes off the next morning and we can barely get going.
There can be lots of reasons why people have difficulty falling or staying asleep, and I’ve addressed many of them in previous posts as well as in my book
. One of them, often overlooked, is the quality of the sleep environment itself. Namely: how conducive your bedroom is to falling asleep.
Here are a number of things to look for in your, or your child’s bedroom, which may be interfering with your ability to fall asleep at night:
Good luck, and good night!
Dennis Rosen, M.D.
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