Sleep

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Sleep is important for your overall health and well-being. Your body needs adequate sleep to stay healthy, support brain function, retain new information, handle stress, and perform at its best every day. It is recommended that you get between 7-9 hours of sleep each night. 

 

Healthy Sleep Habits

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Healthy sleep habits improve your overall health and academic performance. Learn easy tips towards getting quality sleep each night.

Napping

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Napping can act as a short-term energy booster and improve your cognitive function, mood, and memory. Learn easy napping tips here.

Sleep Myths

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There are a lot of myths related to sleep. Learn more about the truth behind sleep myths. 

Circadian Rhythm

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The Circadian rhythm is your 24-hour internal clock that cues you to be awake, energized, drowsy, or asleep. Learn how you can improve this rhythm here. 

Bedroom Environment

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The sleep environment you create is an important component for getting good sleep. Learn how you can improve your bedroom environment here. 

Sleep and Academics

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The amount of sleep that a college student gets is one of the strongest predictors of academic success.  Learn more about the adverse effects of poor sleep. 

Programs & Services

SleepWell@Tech

Lack of sleep is a significant barrier to success and physical and mental well-being. Learn more about how to improve your sleep quality and quantity with a week of events during SleepWell@Tech!

Request a Presentation

Health Initiatives offers pre-planned and custom presentation experiences for employees and students. Request Dream on Georgia Tech, a workshop about sleep for your class, upcoming meeting, or a training. 

Alexa Health

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Alexa has a variety of health and well-being related skills that you can use to optimize your wellness. Learn more about the many areas of wellness you can use your Alexa for.

Sleep Resources