Does Your Body Need More Rest?
If a significant number of the statements below are true for you, you may want to consult your class dean, a counselor at the Dartmouth College Health Service, or the Academic Skills Center about improving your sleep habits.
- It takes you at least an hour to fall asleep every night of the week.
- You can’t get out of bed when the alarm sounds.
- You worry about getting enough sleep most nights of the week.
- When you wake up in the night, you can’t get back to sleep.
- You use sleeping pills or alcohol to help you sleep.
- You feel exhausted from lack of sleep.
- You sleep in or take daytime naps to make up for lack of sleep.
- You get drowsy during the day, or need caffeine to stay alert.