You may not need eight hours
The latest research shows the right amount of sleep is what leaves you energized the next day. I’m a sleep doctor, and I’ve been a six-and-a-half-hour sleeper my entire adult life. These are the 10 things that happen to your body when you get too much sleep.
Ditch the pajamas
Sleeping in the buff lets your skin breathe and keeps your body cool, which makes it easier to fall asleep and sleep soundly. It also boosts intimacy. One study found couples who sleep naked are more likely to report being happy in their relationships.
Go ahead, watch TV
I’ve cured more insomnia than you can imagine by telling people it’s OK to fall asleep with the TV on. A lot of people simply can’t turn off their brains, but watching TV helps. Put it on a timer so it doesn’t disrupt your sleep later in the night. These are the 7 things highly successful people do before bed.