6 Things NOT to Do in Bed (if you want to sleep better!)

In order to get a good night's rest you should make your bedroom a sleep sanctuary (6 Photos)

Ronnie Koenig on Aug 21, 2012 at 12:42PM

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6 Things NOT to Do in Bed (if you want to sleep better!)

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Tuning in to the Tube

Many of us consider a television set an essential part of the bedroom, but watching your favorite shows before bed can actually disrupt your sleep. Upsetting news stories, dramatic crime shows, or the antics of late night talk show hosts can set your mind and pulse racing. Instead of watching TV, try curling up with a good book, which can be more calming. Dr. Lombardo also suggests “meditation, prayer or mentally replaying a pleasant experience, which helps relax the nervous system.”

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