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Sleep troubles? These simple tips could help

Jeannie Oliver, shares her advice for getting a good night's rest. #newdaynw

SEATTLE — Is there anything more frustrating than not getting enough sleep? If sleeping pills aren't for you, a few lifestyle changes could make all the difference. Jeannie Oliver is a Certified Health Coach and these are her tips that work better than counting sheep:

  • Avoid caffeine on an empty stomach and skip the alcohol
  • Eat a nutrient-dense low-glycemic diet
  • Get plenty of exercise/movement
  • Stick to the same basic sleep/wake schedule every day
  • Use light to regulate your circadian rhythms
  • Practice relaxing rituals before bed

Segment Producer Derek Haas. Watch New Day Northwest 11 AM weekdays on KING 5 and streaming live on KING5.com. Contact New Day.