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7 Super Easy Tips For Better Sleep

40 winks in zero time.

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Pay attention to when you start feeling tired.

Pushing yourself through it for another hour or so will do you absolutely no good.
Photographer Roydon Joe

Pushing yourself through it for another hour or so will do you absolutely no good.

Prepare for sleep with things that help you relax.

Run a bath, read a book, listen to music, whatever calms your mind – there’s no ‘one size fits all’.

Run a bath, read a book, listen to music, whatever calms your mind – there’s no ‘one size fits all’.

Listen to a favourite podcast or audiobook.

As well as helping you relax, this provides a rhythm and a signal to your body that it’s time to sleep.
Jeff Golden

As well as helping you relax, this provides a rhythm and a signal to your body that it’s time to sleep.

Do some light exercise.

This can help use up any excess energy before you lie down.

This can help use up any excess energy before you lie down.

Take deep, natural breaths to ease yourself in.

Some people find that paying close attention to their breathing can help to fall asleep faster.

Some people find that paying close attention to their breathing can help to fall asleep faster.

Use blackout curtains.

These block out light coming from outside the bedroom and can reduce sleeptime interruptions, according to the experts at Curtains.com.
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These block out light coming from outside the bedroom and can reduce sleeptime interruptions, according to the experts at Curtains.com.

Keep a notebook by your bed.

So that if you wake up in the middle of the night with something on your mind, you can just jot it down for later rather than let it keep you up.

So that if you wake up in the middle of the night with something on your mind, you can just jot it down for later rather than let it keep you up.

Conclusion

Special thanks to Anni Townend, Leadership Consultant at annitownend.com, for her suggestions for this article.

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