Adjusting some of your behaviors and elements in your bedroom will help you sleep better.
Wear dark glasses. Light has an alerting effect, and it influences your internal clock. Begin to limit your light exposure at the end of your shift to let your body unwind. When you leave work during the day, wear sunglasses on your way home.
Napping can help you feel alert and help make up for lost sleep. It’s important to nap strategically (when to nap and how long to nap) because not doing so can actually compound your sleep troubles. Follow these tips for beneficial naps:
When you’re working a shift schedule, your eating and exercise habits can suffer. People who work shifts sometimes skip meals, eat irregularly, eat unhealthy food, and may find it hard to keep up a regular exercise schedule.