Myth: You need 8 hours of sleep a night
The latest research shows that the right amount of sleep is very personal and should leave you feeling energized the next day. I’m a sleep doctor, and I’ve been a 6 ½ hour-sleeper my entire adult life. Don’t miss these other 13 secrets sleep doctors won’t tell you for free.
Myth: Don’t fall asleep with the TV on
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. Learn the best way to fall back asleep in the middle of the night.