In the Works - Community Newsletter In the Works June 2017 - Page 65

Health Tip: The ABCs of Zzzzz Zzzzz Zzzzz Sleep. Everyone does it. Some of us do it better than others, waking up rested and ready to go. Others of us? Not so much. There are myriad reasons people don’t get a good night’s sleep – lack of exercise, an uncomfortable mattress, a stuffy bedroom, too much stress at home or on the job keep your mind from relaxing. If you’re one of those people who wakes up tired, you may want to see about changing that. It could be a life-changer. There are many benefits to getting a good night’s sleep: • Get sick less often • Stay at a healthy weight • Lower your risk for serious health problems, like diabetes and heart disease • Reduce stress and improve your mood • Think more clearly and do better in school and at work • Get along better with people • Make good decisions and avoid injuries and accidents June 2017 - San Francisco Public Works Newsletter