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• Don’t snack at night: es­pe­cially on sug­ary snacks that are stim­u­lat­ing and will dis­rupt sleep. The same goes for too much al­co­hol. • Power down: at least an hour or two be­fore bed put your phone away. Yes, you’ve heard it be­fore, but no, you’re still not do­ing it! Like any health change, start slow and build up. • Don’t chase sleep: the less you think or

worry about it, the eas­ier it comes. • Ex­er­cise: a study from the Univer­sity of Ge­or­gia in the US found that seden­tary adults who be­gan ex­er­cis­ing mod­er­ately three times a week felt 65 per cent less fa­tigue af­ter six weeks. • Keep your bed­room dark, quiet, and

be­tween 16-21C.

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