Sleep Better, Stress Less

Tips for getting quality sleep

‘Tine Zekis

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Welcome back to our series on reducing stress for National Stress Awareness Month! If you missed our first two stress-reduction tips, you can read about those here:

Last time we talked about the power of setting boundaries to reduce stress and live a happier life. This week, we’ll be discussing one of the most important factors in managing stress — getting enough quality sleep.

I have to admit that as a lifelong “night owl” and a mother of two young children, this one is a pretty big challenge for me. So I know firsthand how difficult it can be to prioritize sleep when there are so many other demands on our time.

But the benefits of getting enough sleep are too important to ignore. Sleep plays a crucial role in our physical and mental health, affecting everything from our mood to our immune system. That’s why this week’s stress-reduction tip is all about sleep!

Stress Awareness Month Tip #3

Prioritize Quality Sleep

What’s so important about quality sleep and why is it so hard to get the sleep we need?

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‘Tine Zekis

Christine (‘Tine) Zekis is an author, international speaker, software engineer, and the Founder & CEO of Getting Black Women Paid