Not easy for a lot of us ! Usually if I get some chores done during the day and then lay down and read for an hour or more, I'll drift off to a good long sleep. You could talk to your Doctor about it and there are teas and Melatonin that help you sleep also. Being relaxed before you go to sleep seems to work for me.
This might sound stupid,but I think this can help.
Make sure your day is active-as active as possible.
Make sure you don't go to sleep too late.
Don't ever have your phone or any electronic device with you.
If possible,make the room super dark.
Clear your mind.
Blink your eyes very fast and do it over and over. ( No kidding)
Your eyes gonna be tired and you can have a deep sleep.
This work for me.
Some experts suggest these practical steps:
1. Avoid alcohol as well as stimulants such as coffee or tea near bedtime. Many people mistakenly believe that alcoholic beverages will help put them to sleep. However, clinical studies show that alcohol can have a rebound effect and keep you awake.
2. Quit smoking. One authority notes: “Smokers have greater difficulty falling asleep, because cigarettes raise blood pressure, speed up the heart rate, and stimulate brain-wave activity. Smokers also tend to wake up more in the middle of the night, possibly because their body is experiencing withdrawal symptoms.”
3. Avoid extreme mental or physical stimulation just before bedtime. Exercise promotes proper rest but not if done immediately before trying to sleep. Tackling big problems or mental challenges just before you go to bed can interfere with the relaxed mood often needed to drift off to sleep.
4. Make sure that your bedroom is quiet, dark and, where possible, relatively cool. Regarding noise, consider one famous study of people living near an airport who claimed that they no longer heard the airplanes. When their sleep patterns were tested, their brain waves recorded each landing and takeoff! The researchers concluded that the test subjects averaged about one hour less of quality sleep each night than those in a quieter zone. Earplugs or other methods of reducing noise would have greatly assisted them in getting restful sleep. Some find that white noise (defined as any low-frequency, steady, and monotonous hum), such as made by an electric fan, is especially helpful if there is a need to mask street sounds.
5. Be cautious about taking sleep-inducing medications. There is growing evidence that many drugs prescribed to induce sleep are habit-forming, lessen in effectiveness with prolonged use, and have damaging side effects. At best, such drugs may be useful for short-term therapy.
Since insomnia can be brought on by stress, it is thought that one key to healthy sleep is making the time just before going to bed a quiet, pleasant period. It may be helpful to set aside the cares of the day and do something enjoyable, such as reading.
I listen to binaural beats. That helps me relax and fall asleep. You can find 3 hour tracks and longer on youtube.
try not to consume to much caffeine.
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