Many students do not sleep well. Sometimes sleep problems are caused by factors outside our direct control, such as loud roommates, a medical condition, or living near a train track. More often than not, however, a student’s sleeping problem is caused by poor “sleep hygiene”, or poor choices about sleep that are within our control to alter.
Here is a list of practices conducive to good sleep, adapted from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (2002):
Please call the Counseling Center at 348-3863 if you need help improving your sleep.