Health Effects of Sleep Deprivation and How To Sleep Better


Sleep has never been easy for Leslie Partridge Sachs, a dancer, choreographer, and mother of two young girls who lives in Garrison, N.Y. Even as a child, she says, “I had trouble falling asleep and staying asleep.” Once she became a mother, her insomnia is chronic, like that of Sachs, see a slumber specialist to learn cognitive-behavioral techniques — including visualization, thought-stopping, and better sleep habits — that allow you to change your thoughts and behaviors instead of taking pills.