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Can’t sleep at night? We entrepreneurs are in the same boat. Especially “solopreneurs” – we folks that do it all ourselves. Getting 7-8 hours sleep is a challenge. This video from Entrepreneur Magazine caught my eye and it has some great sleep tips that we can all use to get our ZZZZs.

Which one to do find the hardest to do?

  1. Avoid alcohol 3 hours before bedtime
  2. Turning off electronics before bedtime
  3. Right down your to-do list or thoughts
  4. Create a sleep environment
  5. Exercise
  6. No sugar before bed, high protein and fat snacks instead
  7. Wake up to the light
  8. This one’s on me – avoid caffeine after 3 pm. Oh, but that’s when I need coffee to get me through the rest of the day! Try caffeine-free herbal teas like lemon-ginger, acai berry or peppermint. They’ll give you a boost without the caffeine.

For me, it’s turning off the phone and tablet. I guess I’ll take that stack of magazines from the living room and put them on my nightstand. Read those instead of the news on the tablet. What about you? Please comment below.

About the Author(s)

Giselle Aguiar, Social Media Marketing Consultant, Coach & Trainer at AZ Social Media Wiz

Giselle Aguiar, founder of AZ Social Media Wiz is a social media, content and digital marketing consultant and trainer. She specializes in market research, strategic planning, social media and marketing automation setups, training and coaching. She's been doing Internet marketing since 1995.

Social Media Marketing Strategist, Trainer and Coach, AZ Social Media Wiz
The 7 Sleep Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs