Are you struggling to get good nights sleep? It’s hard to fall asleep and even if you sleep 8 hours you wake up tired? We’ve all been there. Fortunately, there are some simple things you can do to improve the quality of your sleep. With these 10 tips, you should feel better and wake up more rested. As some say the quality of your sleep reflects on the quality of your life. So read carefully!
Sleep & Sex
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Save your bed for two things: sleep and sex. Don’t eat or work in it. This way your brain will get used to connecting bed with the habit of sleeping and you’ll fall asleep more easily.
Smartphones Not Allowed!
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Around 1 hour before you go to sleep turn off all screens: TV, laptop and of course your smartphone. These devices emit “blue light” which trick your brain into thinking it’s day time and make it harder to fall asleep.
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What’s good for your overall health? Of course, it’s exercise! If you work out, it will not only boost your happiness but also help you with sleeping better. Just remember to finish your workout a few hours before going to bed.
Careful with coffee
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Almost everyone drinks coffee and there’s nothing wrong with that. But too much caffeine during your day can hinder your ability to get a good nights sleep. Stick to drinking 1, max 2 coffees per day, and try to drink it before 3 pm.
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Avoid eating big and heavy meals before going to bed. This will make your body focus on digesting instead of resting. A good tip is to try and eat only one big meal mid-day and a smaller meal at least 3 hours before bedtime.