Cultivate the Perfect Evening Routine to Avoid Insomnia and Fall Asleep Easier - Deepstash
Eat Meals Earlier 

Don't eat any heavy foods within two hours of bed time. 

If you get too hungry as bedtime creeps around, there are a few foods that are okay to eat before bed, and can even h...

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Cultivate the Perfect Evening Routine to Avoid Insomnia and Fall Asleep Easier

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After you eat, get up and do something a bit more active—even if it's just washing dishes or taking out the trash. It'll avoid that post-meal drowsiness, and it's a great time to have a 10-m...

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Avoid Napping

Napping can make it more difficult to fall asleep at night:

If, after you've thoroughly tested your evening routine and gotten better sleep, you still feel drowsy, you can try adding a po...

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Getting in a regular workout can help you sleep better at night, even if your workout takes place in the morning.

Exercise in the afternoon can help deepen shut-eye and cut the time it takes ...

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As you wind down the workday, take some time to prepare your first task for the next morning. 

It can be hard not to think about work during the night—especially if you have a big meeting or ...

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Find the Perfect Bed Time

You want to go to bed at the same time every night, and wake up at the same time every morning—even on weekends. 

To find the perfect time to go to sleep, count back 7 and a half ...

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Stay away from caffeine as much as possible in the hours before sleep—or even in the afternoon if you can help it.

While alcohol may seem like it helps you fall asleep, it won...

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Choose something low-key to do before bed, like reading a real paper book. Bright screens, like the one on your TV or computer,

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Your body temperature naturally goes down at night when it's time to sleep. 

Two hours before bed, soak in the tub for 20 or 30 minutes. A shower is less effective but can wo...

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If you find that you've been in bed for 15 minutes and you aren't feeling tired at all, get up and do something else.

Go back to reading that book, or doing something else low-key that won't...

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