Why You Should Stop Falling Asleep With Your Lights On When it comes to your sleep setting, the three top tips are to keep it cool, keep it quiet and keep it dark. Anyone who has awoken in a pool of sweat or been startled awake by a noise knows the value of the first two, but light can be a little trickier to understand. Sure, you probably already know that dark versus light environments are better for your sleep. Just as bright light helps you feel more awake in the morning, darkness at night helps you get to sleep and stay asleep.
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The 8 Most Common Sleep Superstitions “Very superstitious” isn’t just the opening lyric of an iconic Stevie Wonder song; it’s a mantra for many sleepers who struggle to get a good night’s rest and find themselves resorting to more desperate bedtime measures.