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Make sure your pillow is neither too flat nor too high because either may put strain on your neck.
An illuminated bedroom clock is a source of light that can be extremely annoying if you're having a hard time getting to sleep.
Deep breathing can promote relaxation and rectify sleep by calming anxieties and decelerating heart rate
Always choose the right position that works best for you, whether you're a hip, back, or stomach sleeper.
Keep still and relaxed to maximize the state of restfulness. As you do so, it helps you to lower your heart rate and relax your muscles.
Don't lie awake trying to get to sleep any longer than 30 minutes. If it goes that long, get up. Do something quiet and non-stimulating.
Fresh air and a room temperature between 60-65 degrees will give you the best sleeping conditions.
For alot of people, sleeping pills DO NOT WORK. They also make you feel grotty and tired in the morning
Have your spouse (or whoever) give you a massage just before going to sleep.
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Keep Regular Bedtime Hours
If you're wearing pajamas that are tight, scratchy, or otherwise uncomfortable, consider changing into something more sleep-worthy.
Try to keep your bedroom as dark as possible.
If you don't like milk, try a cup of hot camomile, catnip, anise or fennel tea. All contain natural ingredients which will help you sleep.
If you're really struggling, make an impromptu sleep mask out of an old tie and tie it gently over your eyes.
Even 15 minutes a day of exercise will give your body the activity and oxygen it needs to help you relax more and sleep better.
Have someone massage you with slow, gentle, yet firm strokes, to work the tension out of your muscles and soothe you to sleep.
Keep the thermostat down and do your temperature-adjusting inside the bed -- with more or fewer blankets.
Deep breathing can help you relax enough to fall asleep.
If the room is too hot, try turning on a fan.
Keep Your Bed a Place for Sleep
Pick a reasonable and regular time to go to bed each night. And stick to it. Even if you don't think you're tired when the time comes.