We all know that sleep is essential for your general well being and good health. Sleep deprivation may lead to many other problems which can be difficult to treat and cure. So if you think that you are not sleeping too well these days and this fact is disturbing your life then it is time to start doing something about this problem. Though insomnia is bad, just a few sleepless nights does not mean that you are suffering from insomnia. This trend of sleeplessness can be the result of many other factors. By making some easy and simple changes in your daily routine, you will be able to get your beauty sleep back.
#1. The first thing you will have to do is set a specific bed time and adhere to it no matter what. This will give your body the message that at a specific time, it should prepare for sleep. Setting a specific time for waking up in the morning will also help.
#2. If for a first few days, the body is getting adjusted to this routine and therefore you are not getting enough sleep, you can take power naps in the day. This will make up for the loss of any sleep at night.
#3. You will also have change the use of your bed. You will have to use your bed only for sleep and making love. This will help your brain to get the message that when you enter your bedroom at night; your body needs to sleep.
#4. Prepare the bedroom for sleep encouraging way. It means that your bedroom should be cool, dark and cozy. The bed should be comfortable for your needs. You can also use soft music to calm your mind which will relax you further and make you sleep.
#5. Your eating and drinking habits also make a difference about how you sleep. Therefore avoid eating heavy food and drinking alcohol just before your sleep time. Eat a light meal and tale care that you have at least 2 hours between dinner and sleep time.
#6. Reducing the caffeine intake in the day will mean that you will sleep better at night.
#7. Regular exercise and being active in the day will make your body sleepy at the end of it. So be active and busy in the day for better sleep at night.
#8. Taking hot bath before 1and ½ hours before bed time will make you sleep better.
#9. If you feel sleepy after dinner way before your bed time, then indulge some mild activities like reading something light or listening to music. These activities will keep you awake till your bed time but will not activate your brain too much that it will be difficult for you to sleep later.
#10. Don’t spend too much time in front of television or computer screen just before you are going to sleep as it affects the quality of your sleep.
So by taking these simple precautions, you can improve the quality of your sleep which will ultimately result in better productivity in the day.