Dreaming of sleep? You could try a 'sleep vacation'

March 20, 2024

It’s National Sleep Awareness Month, so let’s pull back the covers on “sleep tourism." “We really want to calm the nervous system to stop the firing of the nerves,” Cousins said, “so we can really get that good sleep going." To sleep, perchance to dreamA modern motor lodge in North Adams pipes in its own novel sleep aid. Sleep scientist Rebecca Robbins also pushes back on the notion that restorative sleep is an out-of-reach luxury. Then, for a DIY ritual, she said you could tell yourself, “I’m going to consciously choose to stay in, I’m going to have a light dinner, I’m going to avoid alcohol, I’m going to get off screens.