How do you go back to sleep after waking up?
Try relaxing your body to fall asleep. Working from your toes to your forehead, tightly tense each muscle group for five seconds, then relax. If you can't fall back to sleep within 20 minutes, get out of bed. Use your “mind clock, ” Dr. Walia says, to estimate how long you've been awake.
15 Tips to Fall Asleep, Stay Asleep, and Wake Refreshed
- Get the number of hours of sleep each night you need to function optimally.
- Create a calming atmosphere in your bedroom.
- 3. Make your bed in the morning.
- Reserve your bed for sleep and sex only.
- Create a calming nighttime ritual.
- Keep your bedroom cool at night.
- Avoid caffeine in the later afternoon and evening.
- Their nightly length of sleep tends to be 10 to 12 hours. This sleep is very normal and of a good quality. It is simply much longer than most people need. Their main complaint is that there is not enough time during the day to be awake.
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- Practice relaxation techniques.
- Get into a regular sleep routine.
- Schedule some idle time before bed.
- Cut out screen time.
- Limit alcohol and caffeine.
- Don't dwell on anxiety or emotional issues that are keeping you from falling asleep.
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- Avoid Big Meals And Alcohol Right Before Bed.
- Exercise Earlier In The Day.
- Turn Off Your Electronics.
- Don't Get Into Bed Until You're Truly Tired.
- Keep The Temperature At Around 65 Degrees.
- Invest In A High Quality Mattress, Sheets And Pillows.
- Keep Your Room Dark And Quiet.
Updated: 2nd October 2019