Lastly, to avoid stress, it’s recommended to do deep breathing exercises before bed and avoid social media, Dhawan said.
Reynolds suggested creating a ritual or routine for yourself before going to bed. Creating patterns or habits — such as drinking a warm glass of milk or washing your face — can teach the body when it is time to go to bed, she said. Above all, consistency is important.
— Stories by Ethan Monasa, Arijit Trivedi and Garman Xu
— Animations by Brynne Barnard-Bahn, Dylan Margolis and Arijit Trivedi
— Graphics by Charlie Acquisto, Brynne Barnard-Bahn, Arijit Trivedi and Ethan Monasa
Originally published in the Feb. 2 edition of the Octagon.