If you're seeking better quality sleep, you could do what I do (pictured) and cover your eyes with a pillow. At the risk of looking like a complete idiot, I posted this on Facebook recently and was surprised how many people admitted to doing the same thing.

Of course none of them published a shot like this that could be used against them forever. And few of them probably have the same risk I do that their spouse smothers them with it.

If you're like millions of Americans, you lead such a busy life, with so many distractions, you're not getting enough sleep. New studies emerge every day.

The Mohawk Valley boasts several sleep centers that can provide key information about your sleep issues and offer helpful solutions (each link goes to a website):

Seek out the help of professionals. Or, just stick a pillow on your face. Sweet dreams.