Most of the people today are having trouble in sleeping. They tend to do everything just to fall asleep like listening to music, counting sheep (well, if people still do), and many more habits. But have you ever asked your self why are you having a hard time catching some Z's?
Here are things that you need take note upon going to bed especially if you have insomnia.
1. Cold feet
Maybe having cold feet is causing you not to fall asleep. Just wear your comfy socks or heating pads to keep your feet warm and cozy.
2. Early dinner
You should eat your eat your dinner at least 2 hours before you sleep for the food to be digested properly. Digestion might be the reason why you are awake.
You should in take coffee 4 hours before you go to sleep. The coffee has caffeine that fortifies and freshens your body that is why try to avoid it.
Try to avoid reading books before you sleep. Especially to those who are hooked into what they are reading. It will keep you up all night to see what's gonna hapoen next. You should read one hour before going to sleep.
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5. Mobile phones
Mobile phones, laptops and other gadgets should be kept away from you when you are in bed. They are the things that distracts you in your brain stimulation process.
6. Lighted Alarm Clocks
Having alarm clocks that has dimmer numbers, it maybe digital or a classic one. This is because having alarm clocks that has bright colors will build up your brain thus will lead to having trouble falling asleep.
7. Sleeping Routine
Sleeping routines that is firm on helping your brain gradually shut down for you to catch some Z's. You can begin by not sleeping in the afternoon or in any particular time of the day.
If you tend to drink water or anything that you drink 1-2 hours before going to sleep will definitely wake you up just for you to go the bathroom.
If you think that sleeping in any kind of mattress is enough, well maybe you should start thinking again. In buying such, disregard first the price. What's important is for you to have that comfortable and good night's sleep.
If you do this at-least 3 hours before going to sleep, it will really make you stay awake all night. Because exercising stimulates your body.
11. Sleeping position
People often sleep in their backs or stomachs but it is better to sleep on your sides or find a sleeping position that'll make you sleep faster and keeps you from having a sore back from the time you wake up.
12. Bedtime Routines
Making bedtime routines like taking a shower, brushing your teeth or washing your face will make you feel refreshed and stimulates your mind to go to bed.