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SEE asks "What's your sleep hygiene?"


SEE tip: Care about hygiene?  Of course!  You likely shower regularly, brush your teeth, wash your sheets, and all of the other important tasks.  But how's your sleep hygiene?  What are you doing to get quality sleep at night?  There are steps you can take and routines you can set in place to help improve your sleep.  Things like shutting off electronics at least 30 minutes before bed or keep your books out of your bed- reserve your bed for two things- sleep and sex.  Get more sleep hygiene tips in the Gilman Atrium today from 11-12:30.

HKB Tip: Do you know someone who likes to smoke in bed?  Try to warn them about the dangers-- most accidental fires are caused by cigarettes and many accidental fire deaths are caused by these types of accidents.  Quitting isn't easy, but taking precautions may be more possible.  Ask the people you care about to consider their safety and the safety of those around them if they are a bedtime smoker.

Mellow out Monday: A good night's rest will help you go the extra mile in the classroom.  Having trouble sleeping?  Often the benefits of human touch, like a quick back rub, can help.  Stop by the MSE Library tonight starting at 8pm for a free back rub from Stressbusters!