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I experimented on myself. Here are 4 things that did help me sleep.

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Kids, DO try this at home.

Best opening of an Eric Barker article EVER:

A while back I did a big post that lays out what you need to know about the science behind sleep and sleeping better.

But if you’re a regular reader, you probably ask the same question I do:


I don’t post this research so we’re all better prepared for Jeopardy. And if it’s stuff that only works in a lab, well, I don’t live in a lab.

So I’ve been testing a few things. Like any mad scientist, on myself.

Here’s what I learned.

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Sounds like a nifty smartphone app:

By using a cool little app called Sleep Cycle I was able to track a lot of data regarding how I sleep.

Merely seeing trends gave me more insight than you might expect into some bad habits.

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Great article. I love the line, "Within reason, more sleep is better sleep."

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