Sleep is a Necessity


Sofia Cambareri, Author

How many times do you wake up in the morning and say to yourself “I’m so tired” “I want to go back to sleep” “I should have gone to bed earlier” or “I didn’t sleep at all last night”? We have all been through it. If you want tips on how to get better sleep at night, then this article is for you!!

Remove electronic devices from your room

One of the main reasons children and adults go to bed later at night is because they are on a mobile device. Whether it’s a television on, your phone, laptop, or iPad, many find it hard to put it down at night. One oWhy It's Time to Ditch the Phone Before Bed | SCL Healthf the easiest ways to go to bed earlier and wake up feeling more energized and refreshed is to leave your device outside of your room, or the remote to your television. Trust me, it may be hard for you, but it will leave you sleeping better in no time.

Avoid snacking before bed

Yes, don’t snack before bed. I know, it’s tough, people get hungry at night, myself included, but eating before going to sleep and drinking things like caffeine keeps you awake for longer. If you want to be in bed earlier, a great solution is limiting your meals at night.

Stretch at night

Everybody loves stretching after a long day or sitting down for a while. It’s the best feeling in the world. Studies show that stretching before bed can decrease your stress at night, and calm you down. This can lead to a more relaxed sleep, and a faster path to getting that good, perfect sleep that you deserve. Maybe it helps to layer up with blankets and pillows. Get yourself comfortable! But don’t forget to stretch out.

While these are just a few ways to get yourself better sleep in no time, there are many other ways for you to get yourself on a better sleep schedule and relaxed, energized, and ready for the day! Take these tips into consideration if you are ready to get on a roll toward better sleep!