5 ways to get a better night’s sleep

In our busy lives it can be difficult to forget about all our dilemmas and get a good night’s sleep. Most of us are fond of taking afternoon naps but doing so leaves us feeling lethargic and unable to sleep later at night. Here are the 5 easiest and effective ways which will make you sleep faster.

      1. Going to bed earlier

We all have heard the famous saying, ‘Early to bed and early to rise’. If you have a meeting or presentation at 8 am the best way to perform well for it is to go to bed early. This extra sleep will help boost your energy levels your energy levels and make you more productive each day.

2.     Maintaining a balanced diet

A balanced diet should include a good proportion of proteins, fats and carbohydrates. The lean meats, oats and salads work for a good metabolism, whereas mayonnaise, cheese and alcohol work against your immune system. A perfect balanced diet works like magic for your body. Calorie packed burgers will only disturb your sleep. Salads and lean meats will help your body to remain calm and will help you sleep easier.

3.     Reading a book

If you find that your mind is still very active at night you could always try and read a book. Reading a book can help us create pretty pictures in our minds. These visual imagery soothes our brains and helps make us sleep faster. Try and pick a relaxing read though as a disturbing book will only give you nightmares!

4.     Listening to music

There are thousands of sound tracks available on SoundCloud and more which are great for insomniacs. The chirping sounds of birds, the water fall music and also slow romantic soundtracks are designed to help quiet the mind. Music loosens your mind, it goes through your ears and touches your heart. Listening to music is really helpful for relaxation.

5.     Praying

Praying can help relieve tension. By becoming silent and chanting holy words you can sleep faster.In summary, there are lots of ways to get a good night’s sleep. But if you are an insomniac and having other health problems, you may need to consult a doctor. 

This article was produced by Sharaf Bidisha

Every morning Bidisha Sharaf wakes up with a determination to learn something new. but it vanishes as the day moves forward. She struggles with vocabularies and is a crazy fan of Korean heroes. She hates it when someone tries to be informal with her.