5 Tricks For Sleeping Better That You Need To Try ASAP

by Pritom Das

Have you been suffering from bad sleep lately? Do you find it really hard to fall asleep quickly when you're in bed?

Well, I have good news for you.

Firstly, you're not the only one who has been suffering from improper sleep. There are hundreds of people who are going through the same problem and who are stuck in the same situation as you.

Secondly, this problem of yours has a solution, and upon following the five things I'm about to mention, you'll certainly be able to see a drastic change in your sleeping pattern.

These five tricks will help turn your sleepless nights into pleasurable ones:

1. Make A Proper Schedule

Most sleeping disorders happen because we're unable to set routines for ourselves, and we don't have proper schedules for our lives. We go to sleep at 11 pm one night and the very next night we stay awake until 2 am.

Everything in life has a proper time. For instance, can you do these kinds of things at your job? Wouldn't your boss be mad at you for showing up at the office at different times every day? He certainly would be, right?

Your body expects you to set a time for bed and if you're successful in doing so, you won't have any problems achieving a perfect night of sleep.

2. Make Your Days Active

You also need to understand that it's highly important to keep burning your energy during the day. If you have a job that requires you to sit all day long, then you should probably change a few habits of yours. Try going for a bike ride instead of driving somewhere, or use the stairs instead of the elevator.

This way, you'll be able to burn a lot of energy and by the end of the day you will definitely find yourself depleted. We all know what will follow once this happens, don't we?

3. Avoid Excessive Eating Or Drinking At Night 

We live in a world where we don't give any importance to breakfast and a lot of importance to dinner and even worse, late-night snacks.

Eating lots of food late at night can cause gastro-intestinal discomfort and difficulty sleeping.

By doing so, we tamper with our internal system which in return causes obesity and sleep disorders.

Furthermore, avoid drinking at night. Myths say that consuming drugs or alcohol before bed will relieve you from pain and tension, and make it easier to sleep, but they don't. The long-term effects of these habits are also negative.

4. Get A Comfortable Sleeping Place

One of the reasons you're unable to find peace in your sleep could be because of the mattress you're sleeping on. You have to always find the best mattress.

If there's even the slightest chance your mattress is worn out or old, now might be the perfect time to have it replaced. A comfortable sleeping place will not only help you fall asleep quicker, it will also make your sleep worthwhile and ensure that you are always comfortable.

5. Say Goodbye To All Your Electronic Devices

According to research, using electronic devices prior to going to bed will disrupt your sleep process. This happens because the light that is emitted from the screens of all your electronic devices (blue light) comes with rays that alter the brain process.

With this disruption, your mind is unable to properly send signals, which in turn makes it hard to send your body the signals it needs to know that it's time for bed.

So, about an hour before you want to go to sleep, turn off all your devices and relax by reading, listening to music or doing something creative such as knitting or coloring.