3 things to do before you go to sleep

Most of us tend to have a short checklist of things that we need to do before we go to sleep at night.  These include such things as making sure that the sink is clear of any dishes, leaving the dogs out and checking to see if the doors are locked.  If we are dealing with insomnia, however, we should make sure that we have a checklist of things to do in order to cure this naturally as well.  Here are three different things that we should do every night in order to help us to get some deep sleep before it is time to wake up again.

sleeping The first thing that you should do is to make sure that your environment is clean.  This is not only true of your area where you will be sleeping, it is also true of your body.  Even though we are not going to be able to see the fact that our room is clean whenever we are sleeping, our mind will know that it is.  An uncluttered environment will unclutter your mind and allow you to sleep unencumbered during the night.  Making sure that your body is clean will also help you to get a good nights sleep.  One of the reasons why this is the case is because pollen tends to collect in our hair during the day.  If allergies are a problem, washing your hair will remove this source of allergic reactions.

The second thing that you should do every night is to prepare your mind for a good nights sleep.  Don’t allow anything to stimulate you mentally within the immediate hour before you go to sleep.  This would include the things that you watch on TV as well as the things that you might read.  Concentrate on relaxing things and allow your mind to drift to calming thoughts.  This will go a long way in helping you to sleep all night long.

Finally, you should make sure that your entire household is prepared for you to sleep properly.  The two biggest sleep killers are noise and light.  Make sure that everybody understands that you need things to be quiet in order for you to sleep well.  You should also consider investing in some blinds or perhaps an eye cover in order for it to be as dark as possible.  Both of these things will help you to fall asleep quickly and to stay asleep for the long term.

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