Looking at Your Phone Before Going to Bed is the Reason You Can’t Sleep

You know that superhero feeling you get when you’re firing off emails and streaming Ted Talks until seconds before passing out at night?

Well, you should stop that.


Because as much as you think you’re maximizing productivity, all that screen time is unleashing a stream of photons that tells your brain to stay awake and that it’s not time for sleep yet.

And if there’s one thing we all now know about sleep, it’s that we need more of it.

Here’s Dr. Dan Siegel, clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, with the science to back it up:


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