Secrets to sleeping better

There is a secret to sleeping better that you should know about.

Darren Travel
3 min readFeb 24, 2022
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Everybody wants to sleep better.

Sleep is one of the most important things in life. Without it you’re grumpy, you can’t concentrate and nothing works.

We’re all guilty of skimping on sleep. We’ll stay up late to finish that project, we’ll try to get more chores done early in the morning so we can sleep in, we’ll drink a tall glass of warm milk if that promises a better night’s rest. But do these little things really work?

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The quality of your sleep affects your mood, energy levels, and the appearance of your skin.

A good night’s sleep can even impact your ability to focus at work. Waking up feeling refreshed and well-rested starts with choosing the right pillow.

Very few people enjoy waking up in the morning. They spend hours tossing, turning, and waking up only to stare at the ceiling and fall back asleep a few minutes later.

Maybe there is a way we don’t even think about, that can get us out of bed more quickly and easily each morning.

According to the US National Library of Medicine, good or normal sleep is related to general good health, along with a healthy diet and exercise.

You’ve probably heard that sleeping well is very important especially when it comes to your health, mood, productivity and just about everything else in life.

The problem is, getting to sleep and staying asleep can sometimes be difficult for a variety of reasons.

You need to sleep to be able to function for the next day, but all you can think about is the day ahead.

You know that in order to be productive, your sleep needs to be quality.

You also know that logging 8 hours of sleep isn’t enough.

There are dozens of inexpensive sleep aids and thousands of prescription sleep aids. But some of the best ways to improve your sleep are actually free.

Sleep deprivation can seriously impact your life.

Start by turning off the television, using fewer devices before bed, and reducing your screen time in general. This can help you wind down at night.

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The key to a good night’s sleep is all about the bedroom environment, and knowing how to design it to make you feel the most comfortable.

It’s not just the decor.

There are certain aspects of your bedroom that can be tailored specifically for you to get better sleep at night.

Of course, these tips don’t apply to only insomniacs.

Even if you aren’t struggling with sleepless nights, following these guidelines can help positively impact your health and well-being as well.

Here are more quick tips:

Exercise regularly.

Maintain a regular sleep schedule.

Don’t drink caffeine 3 hours before you sleep.

Create a relaxing bedtime routine.

Make your bedroom sleep friendly.

Keep your bedroom cool, the ideal temperature is 60 degrees Fahrenheit.

Minimize light and noise in the bedroom.

Eat a balanced diet that includes healthy fats and proteins, and drink lots of water.

Create a bedtime routine.

Give your body and mind the message that it’s time to rest.

Use a white noise machine or fan to drown out outside noise and create a soothing, restful environment.

Exercise regularly, but not within two hours of going to bed.

Everyday stresses can make it difficult to fall asleep and stay asleep, so try to relax before bedtime.

I hope you’ve found these answers to your questions helpful. Just do what you can to stay positive and look for the best in all of the people and situations around you.

Most importantly, remember that sleeping well and eating right are vital to our overall health and well-being. After all, it is why we are here in the first place. So take care of yourself and wish everyone a better sleep, happy, healthy year!

Takeaway: You do not have to sleep badly forever.

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Darren Travel

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