Sleeping Well...

Staying Healthy


Video clip by Rise Above

"I struggle getting up in the mornings"

Did you know you actually need about 9 hours sleep each night?

You may feel really alert in the evening and find it impossible to go to bed early. This is because teenage brains tend to be more awake at this time, which is why it’s so difficult to get up in the morning.

Top Tips for a Better Sleep…

  • Help your brain unwind by going offline
  • Drink a warm, caffeine free drink
  • Listen to calming music
  • Keep to a regular routine
  • Don’t go to bed hungry
  • Get active throughout the day
  • Share your worries      
  • Dim the lights…      

Check out the Sleep Council website for more details

Useful Links:

Teen Sleep (The Sleep Council)

Sleep Diary (The Sleep Council)

Chillax Information Sheet (My Mind)

Sleep Tips for Teenagers (NHS)