Assess and Improve Your Sleep
Many adults don't get sufficient sleep, whether by choice (staying up late to "relax" or cross another item off the to-do list) or due to sleep problems. If you feel your well-being suffers from lack of sleep, the following resources may help you prioritize sleep and combat common sleep issues.
Start by Assessing Your Sleep
Are You Getting Enough Sleep?
Assess Your Sleep Needs
Then Focus on Improving Your Sleep
In this video interview, physician well-being advocate Clif Knight, MD, FAAFP, interviews Polina Sayess, MD, on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle on a busy physician's schedule. Sayess talks about the benefits of blue blocking glasses to minimize the effects of blue light at night, which can suppress the secretion of melatonin, impairing sleep.
Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle on a Physician's Schedule
More information on the effects of light on the circadian rhythm, blue blocking glasses, and sleep: