Sleep tips in bed continues the section started with Sleep Tips.
In this series of pages we provide many different ways to get a good
healthy nights sleep.
Relax your facial muscles. Most people who try to relax are
mostly concerned about relaxing the body. Full relaxation goes for
your face too.
Stop Looking At The Clock
Stop looking at your alarm clock. If you can’t stop looking at
your alarm clock when trying to fall asleep, move it out sight or
turn it around. You don’t want to be reminded that you can’t fall
asleep - it will only reinforce the inability to fall asleep.
Adhere to a designated get-out-of-bed time every morning. It
doesn’t matter if you haven’t slept well or slept very much. Yes…
get out of bed! I thought I told you that already?
Don’t concentrate on falling asleep. You should never actively
pursue sleep. If you stress because you feel that you must be asleep
by a certain time or simply put too much effort into focusing on
falling asleep, you will decrease the likelihood of your falling
More Sleep Tips In Bed.
Expose yourself to natural light (works best during daytime). As
people we are designed to bask in natural light, not to be confined
in artificially illuminated cubicles all day long! Get out and enjoy
the splendor of the real world as often as you can. Take your lunch
outside; eat breakfast on your porch or near a window. Move your
desk near a window. Ordinary indoor lighting produces so little
natural light that your body practically believes you’re in total
Make sure your bedroom is dark. I’m talking about when it is
time to sleep. What you and/or partner(s) do before that time is
none of my business! Geeez, how many times do I have to repeat
myself here! The same way that bright daylight signals to your
body that it is time to wake up, darkness has the opposite effect.
Complete darkness aids the body in the production of melatonin that
is required in order to sleep.