With spring in effect and summer around the corner, sleep is often the first thing to go when you’re on the go (unless you’re my pup, Shaggy who can sleep through anything). The Mayo Clinic recommends that you get 7-9 hours of quality sleep a night While sleep is free, it doesn’t come easy. Here are some cost-efficient tips for a good night’s sleep:
Sleep Machine App: When your neighbors are having a loud party or there’s too much traffic noise, this app can help your ears focus away from the noise and lull you into sleep. Available in iTunes Store for $1.99.
Trader Joe’s Melatonin: A cheaper and natural alternative to prescription medication, Trader Joe’s has Melatonin that can help you fall asleep, $4.99. 1600 Vine Street @ Selma, 323-856-0689.
Rite Aid Allergy Relief: If you’re like me, allergies can make you miserable all day…and all night. Rite Aid offers their brand of allergy medication on par with Claritin. I prefer the 24-hour decongestant version. Approximately $15. 7900 West Sunset Boulevard @ Fairfax, (323) 876-4466.
Make the most of the summer, but don't forget how amazing you feel after a good night's sleep. Waking up well-rested is priceless!
Kerry Quinn is a Hollywood resident always on the lookout for great deals and discounts. She is the author of the eBook, FUNemployed: Finding the Upside in the Downturn and blogs regularly at Funemployed & Loving It.