This time of year is simply crawling with parties. First, you have the office holiday parties, then neighborhood holiday parties, and then after that you have family get-togethers. Even after all of those are done, you still have New Year’s Eve to deal with. One might think the only sleep problem related to all of this merriment is going to bed later than usual. That’s not true, however. If alcohol is involved, that adds another layer of sleep problems. While going to sleep under the influence usually isn’t that difficult, alcohol interrupts the second half of your sleep cycle, which means a night’s sleep that is “assisted” by alcohol won’t be a good one.
Here are some tips to ensure that you enjoy yourself at all of those year end parties, but still get a good night’s sleep:
For more on how alcohol affects your sleep, read our article, Sleep & Alcohol.