Fall Asleep Quicker

Ways to Fall Asleep Quicker and Easier

Taking a nap as a kid was probably one of your least favourite things to do. But in reality, taking that afternoon nap at that time as a kid was one of the most important things kids should do. Your parents might insist you come inside for your nap even though some of your friends got to stay out and didn’t get called in for their nap.

We go forward to today now that you are an adult and you now long for that sleep you once loathed. You want to stay in bed a little longer, even when you have hit the snooze button a few times.

The real issue isn’t getting up in the morning; it is finding ways to fall asleep without a big fuss and the ability to stay asleep for the required time once you fall asleep. There are a variety of reasons why you don’t fall asleep as easily as you did when you were younger.

Besides unfinished homework or what kinds of games you’ll play the next day, you didn’t have much to be stressed about as a kid. As a grown up, it can be impossible to fall asleep with all the thoughts and ideas you have swirling around in your head. People mention this as the major problem as to why they can’t fall asleep.

How do you attempt to fall asleep when you just can’t? What are the most effective ways to fall asleep?

Your bed should be as comfortable as possible. Adjust to the ideal temperature if the room is too hot or too cold. Your pyjamas or other sleep clothing should be loose and find the ideal sleeping position that works for you. You might have to adjust your pillows to maintain the perfect position. Goose down pillows are the most comfortable pillows available.

About half an hour before going to bed take a hot shower or bath to increase your skin temperature and you will go to sleep much quicker.

Dim the lights in your bedroom. Bright lights will fool that body that it isn’t bedtime yet, when it actually is time for bed. The hormones needed for sleep won’t be released by the body. Wearing a sleeping mask will help to shield your eyes from any light.

Eliminate night sounds by using earplugs made for sleeping. They eliminate any street or neighborhood sounds. Soothing music will also put your mind to rest when it is playing in the background.

Reading a book before bed helps to focus the mind on just one thing. The duller and more boring the book, the faster you will fall asleep.

A cup of warm milk is a proven way to a quick rest.

Even though this isn’t the best approach, think about something boring and calming while in bed. Some people find counting lures them to sleep.

Digestion usually interferes with sleep, so make sure you eat any meals well before bedtime.

During the day, exhaustion might be unavoidable, but if you fall asleep during the day is more difficult to fall asleep at night. Your sleep cycle changes as a result. Exercising earlier in the day will exhaust the body and you will be tired at bedtime.

Taking in deep breaths, while lying in bed, helps to relax the muscles and the mind allowing you to rest much easier.

Best Products For Sleeping Better

Sleeping Mask

Jasmine Silk Sleep Eye Mask

£11.00 £9.99Add to basket

It's not always possible to get to sleep during the night time hours, or perhaps you travel for business and need a bit of help blocking out the bright lights in the aeroplane? If all you need to get that restful sleep is total darkness, then you don't need to ...
Read More
sleep-pretty-in-pink-sleepmask

Sleep Pretty In Pink Women’s Sleep Mask

£15.99Add to basket

For an extraordinary night of sleep enjoy our Sleep Pretty In Pink Women's Sleep Mask. This unique sleep mask uses a contoured "eyelash free" design to create a total blackout experience. In addition to the adjustable strap for custom fit, the Sleep Pretty In Pink Women's Sleep Mask comes with ...
Read More
Badger Balm Sleep Balm

Badger Balm Sleep Balm 0.75oz

£5.99Add to basket

Badger Sleep Balm is a dreamy night balm rich with precious oils to help aid a good nights sleep. The wonderful fragrances of lavender and bergamot will help you to calm down, relax and fall asleep faster. This product is also a great skin care balm suitable for all skin ...
Read More
Sleepy Lavender Massage Oil

Sleepy Lavender Massage Oil

£4.99Select options

100ml Sleepy massage oil Lavender & Marjoram Essential Oils Blended with Grapeseed Oil ...
Read More
Tisserand Sleep Better Roller Ball 10ml

Tisserand Sleep Better Roller Ball 10ml

£5.99Add to basket

Tisserand Sleep Better Roller Ball has been specifically designed for people who struggle to switch their mind off at bedtime. Using this product prior to going to sleep will ensure a blissful night’s sleep. This beautiful blend of ingredients is a combination of organic Lavender oil, Bergamot oil, and Ylang-Ylang ...
Read More
Earplugs for sleeping and blocking snoring

Snore Blocking Soft Foam Sleeping Earplugs

£4.99 £3.99Add to basket

If you are trying earplugs for the first time, you may well be bewildered by all of the choice. You make ask yourself: Which are the best earplugs for sleeping in? Which are the best earplugs for blocking out snoring? To take the stress out of choosing earplugs for the ...
Read More

 

Photo Credit: Day sixty four of my ” (CC BY 2.0) by sunshinecity

Related Posts