You probably already know getting a good nights’ sleep is essential to ensuring you have a productive day. And when you’re writing, it’s particularly important to maintain hours of focus and attention to detail that are required.
However, it’s often only when our sleep pattern becomes disrupted that we realize just how important a good night's sleep is. Getting a consistent amount of sleep every night is a challenge at the best of times, thankfully scientists have been concerned with sleep research for many years and offer useful advice aimed at improving our sleep quality.
But before we even consider how to get a good night’s sleep, it’s important to understand what a good night's sleep is. The National Sleep Foundation recently explained exactly what a typical good night's sleep is for an adult, with these four factors:
If you are regularly meeting all four of these factors then in general you don’t have any problems with sleep. But if you or your family are regularly failing to meet one of the factors then it’s likely your sleep pattern has room for improvement.
Check out the following infographic created by De Vere Hotels who know a thing of two about creating a great sleeping environment for more information about the science behind a perfect night’s sleep:
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