Most of us may not be getting the rest we need to live our lives to the fullest and keep our relationships healthy. Sleep is not necessarily the first thing someone will think about when wanting to improve their relationship. However, if you’re not getting proper sleep, it will be difficult to work on other aspects of your life and your relationship. Listen to today’s show to learn more about simple tools you can use to improve your sleep quality and improve your relationship.
In this episode with Terry Cralle we discuss relationship advice topics that include:
- Creating a bedtime routine to improve your sleep
- The surprising negative effects of poor sleep quality
- Why it’s ok to go to bed mad at your partner
- Why the best way to say, ” I love you”, is to get better sleep
- What to do if you and your partner have different sleeping preferences
- And much more!
Terry Cralle, MS, RN, is a Registered Nurse based in Washington, DC. She is certified in clinical sleep health and has co-authored two books on sleep; Snoozby and the Great Big Bedtime Battle (Rowe Publishing, 2015), the first nonfiction book directly messaging the benefits of sufficient sleep to young children and Sleeping Your Way to the Top (Sterling Publishing, 2016), the ultimate guide to success through sufficient sleep.
As the cofounder of a four-bed sleep disorders center and a nationally recognized sleep health and wellness consultant, educator, advisor and advocate, Terry’s work in the field of sleep medicine has spanned over 25 years. She serves on the Start School Later Board of Directors and is a spokesperson for the Better Sleep Council. Terry works with a variety of organizations throughout the U.S. and Europe to promote sleep health and wellness.
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