Share on Pinterest Jamie Grill Atlas/Stocksy United Your toddler just transitioned to a big boy bed, but won’t actually stay in it. After all, “sleep is a basic human need,” says Lauren Hartz, LPC, a psychotherapist in Pennsylvania and mom of two children. Realize the power of sleep We often dismiss the significant benefits of sleep, which leads us to stay up late scrolling through our social feeds or puttering around the house. Boost your chances of getting good sleep If you’re unable to increase the number of hours you’re sleeping, you can still make the sleep you are getting genuinely restful — and help yourself fall asleep faster. Fill your cup Since lack of sleep drains our energy “cup,” Hartz says, think of small ways you can fill it back up.