FOLLOW Combat Pilots Sleeping Hacks Get into a comfortable position, wherever you are, like a bed, or a couch. Close your eyes. Relax your facial muscles, all of them, as it sends a signal to the brain that all is well. This makes your breathing slow and deep. Drop your shoulders, and let them completely loose. Feel your legs go limp, sinking and getting heavier, both of them, one by one. Turn off your brain for 10 seconds, just like rebooting an iPhone. Avoid thoughts at all costs. It is just 10 seconds, so anything from visualizing something or chanting will do. If you drift towards thoughts, you will start to activate your muscles automatically.
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How to Sleep Better Simple Steps to Getting a Good Night's Sleep Sleeping well directly affects your mental and physical health and the quality of your waking life. Fall short and it can take a serious toll on your daytime energy, productivity, emotional balance,
Melatonin Is a naturally occurring hormone controlled by light exposure that helps regulate your sleep-wake cycle.
Your brain secretes more melatonin when it’s dark, making you sleepy, and less when it’s light, making you more alert.
However, many aspects of modern life can alter your body’s production of melatonin and shift your circadian rhythm
Influence exposure to ligh During the day: Expose yourself to bright sunlight in the morning. Spend more time outside during daylight. Let as much natural light into your home or workspace as possible. At night: Avoid bright screens within 1-2 hours of your bedtime. Say no to late-night television. Don’t read with backlit devices. When it’s time to sleep, make sure the room is dark. Keep the lights down if you get up during the night. Deepstash is better on the app. Discover new ideas and get inspired daily. GET THE APP SIGN IN