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Losing weight is never easy, but it's especially difficult if you're someone who struggles with good sleep. When you don't get enough shut-eye, your cortisol levels rise and your body can't properly recover from the day before. And when you're stressed, your body retains weight

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If you're looking to keep a healthy body and mind, then you need to take care of your bedtime habits. You'd be shocked to find out how much your bedtime rituals influence how you sleep at night and how you perform the next day. Getting sleep is as important as how you eat!

In order to help you get a good night's sleep, here are six things you shouldn't do (along with tips on what to do instead).