We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us their favorite natural sleep remedy or technique. Here are some of their responses:
Heads up: These aren’t meant to be medical recommendations, but they’re tactics that have worked for others and might work for you, too. Always check in with your doctor before trying a new sleep aid.
1. Pop an Olly Restful Sleep gummy vitamin.
2. Tune into the Headspace meditation app.
3. Swig a mug of Sleepytime tea.
4. Activate the blue light filter or night shift mode on your phone.
5. Watch the Netflix show The Story of Maths.
6. Do some daydreaming — but, you know, at night.
7. Give the 4-7-8 breathing technique a whirl.
8. Put on a lavender-scented eye mask.
9. Try a little CBD oil to see if it works for you.
10. Snuggle up under an anxiety-easing weighted blanket.
11. Power up a soothing sound machine.
12. Jump in the shower before hitting the sheets.
13. Brew up a cup of golden milk.
14. Start off your night with a restorative yoga class.
15. Create a multi-step nighttime skincare routine.
16. Download the Relax Melodies app for some white noise and meditation exercises.
17. And wash your feet.
Responses have been lightly edited for length and clarity.