Here are 10 things to help you get a good night's sleep
Have and stick to a regular bedtime
and wake up schedule
Try to go to bed and get up about
the same time each night and morning.
Make sure the time that you set
for your bedtime, is a time in which you are sleepy.
Do not go to bed too soon or you
may have trouble falling asleep or your sleep may
Do not nap
Napping can disrupt normal sleep cycles. Try skipping
your nap and see if your regular sleep patterns improve.
Make your bedroom a "quiet"
Do not watch television in your bedroom.
Use it for sleeping or quiet reading.
Establish relaxing before-bed
Take a bath, a glass of warn milk,
or do some light reading before bedtime.
Develop relaxation techniques
Learn yoga, deep breathing, quiet mediation or listen
to soft music while trying to fall asleep.
Avoid troubling news right before
Violence in newspapers or on television may bother
some people making it difficult to fall asleep.
Try reading a book instead.
Do not use stimulants or drink things that contain
caffeine(tea, coffee, cola etc.) 6 hours before
Do not use alcohol or tobacco
products close to bedtime.
Use of these products may calm you at the time of
use, but they can have disrupting effects on your
sleep during the night.
Regular activity helps the body and mind healthy,
but be sure to avoid vigorous exercise right before