Simple changes you can make to find restful sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep is often easier said than done. When life’s stresses pile up, it’s easy to trade sleep for a few extra hours in our day. Feeling tired every day is just a normal part of adulthood, right?

Without getting the sleep we need, we’re at risk for a range of health conditions from high blood pressure numbers and strokes to memory issues and behavioral problems. Finding a way to get seven to nine hours of sleep every night is an important part of our overall health.

We talked to Mitch Woldt, a nurse practitioner and expert on sleep health, about a few changes everyone can make to improve their sleep. Listen in to find tips for good sleep hygiene, how to have more energy during the day, and what mistakes you might be making that get in the way of getting a good night’s sleep.