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It’s one thing to make sleep a priority and another to actually achieve those blissful seven to nine hours of unadulterated shut-eye.
Your ability to fall asleep at a reasonable time, stay asleep and wake up feeling well-rested the following morning depends on the steps you take hours before your head hits the pillow. And many of them go beyond basic sleep hygiene and focus more on daily habits that are surprisingly easy to address.
Struggling with sleep despite your best efforts? These nine behaviors might be to blame if they’re a part of your average evening after nine pm. (Post continues after gallery.)