Struggle to switch off or go to sleep? I know I do especially with my scatter brain and insomnia.
For me a bedtime routine is essential, here is my bedtime routine plus other bedtime tips to help you sleep.
Some other tips to help during bedtime:
🛌 Get at least 8 hours of sleep a night.
🛌 If you have missed sleep, the to make it up during the week by a lie in or nap.
🛌 Stretch as soon as you wake up.
🛌 Drink a glass of water as soon as you get up.
🛌 Try to keep your bed purely for relaxing and sleeping.
🛌 Keep your room cosy, warm and smelling lovely.
🛌Try natural light such as candles or a Himalayan salt lamp which actually promotes good sleep and purifies the air.
🛌 Try extra blankets, weigh yourself down with lots of blankets this makes you feel secure and relaxed. They actually make weighted anxiety blankets now- I want one.
🛌 Wash your bed sheets weekly.
🛌According to Feng shui your bed should be far away from your door as possible to avoid disturbances should as noise and light.
🛌 You should also avoid clutter, going to bed and seeing clutter around you can make you feel uncomfortable it doesn’t create a calming environment.
🛌Your bedroom colour should also be calming and nurturing- my rooms a pale green.
🛌 Chose a gorgeous laundry detergent you love the smell of or spray your bed with pillow mist or essential oils.
🛌 Read a book to naturally make you fall asleep.
🛌Journaling before bed or writing your thoughts down.
🛌Using a gratitude journal.
🛌 Sleep meditations or sleep stories.
🛌 Don’t eat late in the evening.
Hope this helps.
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