Most of us are sleep deprived. In the US, it’s a national epidemic. Yet sleep is ultra-important for our health and well-being. According to Ayurveda, sleep is one of the three pillars of health. When we sleep, we’re not just digesting our food but also everything we took in for the day — information, emotions, the whole gamut. Modern science is now corroborating these ancient beliefs, words of wisdom to guide our lives. Here are a few tips to improve your sleep which will lead to feeling better mentally, physically and emotionally.