Does Winter Have you Feeling Tired?

Snow covered cars on a street

Imagine this scenario: It's 5pm, you go to leave your office and head home. You step outside to a sky so pitchblack it must be 9 or 10pm. It's freezing cold and you just want to head home. You just want to head home, curl up under a warm blanket, and sleep. Somedays, I share this sentiment, but we are not alone! 

 

A recent study has found that many Americans sleep more in the winter because the days are shorter. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has found that 34% of Americans say they sleep more during winter. 

 

As tempting as a warm and cozy bed may sound, it is never a good idea to deviate too far from your regular sleep routine. Too much sleep can be almost as bad as too little sleep. 

 

Here are some tips to help you sleep well whether it's sunny and 75 or it's cold as ice:

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