5 Tips for Better Sleep

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If you struggle to get enough rest, you’re not alone. Fortunately, there are a variety of ways to get better sleep and stay healthy. Known as sleep hygiene, these habits encourage high-quality, restorative sleep. We’ll look at a variety of best practices on how to sleep better.

0:00 Intro
0:10 Step 1: Wake up time
0:45 Step 2: Caffeine
1:11 Step 3: Alcohol
1:57 Step 4: Exercise
2:10 Step 5: 5-15s
2:57 Outro

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16 Comments

  1. Doing all these now for a week. No improvement yet. Sometimes I can’t fall asleep, sometimes I wake up at 4 am and can’t go back to sleep. How long until this routine helps? 😢

  2. Wonderful tips! I do stop caffeine by 8 AM. Yep that early! I cannot wait to try the three fifteens!

  3. I use THC to sleep and I sleep very well. Does my body recognize this as a restful sleep or am I just high?

  4. First tip is to use the tip. Get some poom poom and you’ll be out like a light son.

  5. Some of those are unrealistic. No weekend sleep in and no more than two beers? Good luck with that.

    1. some of those are completely useless, because I don’t drink alcohol and I don’t drink coffee and why would I excercise right before bed…

  6. If I wake up and it’s already light, I feel like I wasted most the day. I love the dark before dawn. Not sure what that says about my circadian rhythms…

  7. I wake up hours before the sun comes up during the week. I get up two hours later at 6am on the weekend.

  8. I am never sure about ‘timing’ to expose eyes to the sun (3-15s). If winter sun comes up later than my wake up time. And now this summer I am in a place that the sun doesn’t come over bluff until 8.30. It must be direct, not indirect, sunlight I assume?

  9. Thank you for the advice. I have Nocturia. Do you have any suggestions to prevent/cure it please?

  10. Very nice explanation! Planet Ayurveda’s Ashwagandhaghan vati helps to improve sleep by relieving the stress off the mind.

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