Why You Should Ditch the Devices for Better Quality Sleep

You can probably guess what we’re going to tell you today, can’t you? Think about it. Over the past five years or so, we’ve witnessed an increase in people complaining of insomnia and the popularity of sleep-aid medications. The other thing that’s increased in popularity over the same time period? Cell phones! While we love our phones as much as the next person, we have to admit that there is a direct link between the blue light our devices emit and our inability to fall asleep. If there ever was a reason to leave the phone in living room come bedtime, isn’t sleep it? Dr. Dan Siegel, clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, visits Business Insider to explain the science behind it all, and the simple compromise that can make it all better.