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Before i go to sleep, what's something i can do to sleep easier?

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Answer #1 | 24/12 2013 03:56
Loosen your muscles: Lie on your back. Starting from the very tips of your toes, gradually loosen all of your muscles one by one eventually reaching the head. Move to your ankles, then calves, knees, and upward. If your mind wanders, return to the last part of the body loosened and keep working up until you reach your head, relaxing your body; the torso and head are the hardest to relax! Staying on your back, aim to sink loosely onto the mattress until you feel it is time to roll into your desired position.Think of boring things: Is your mind on a few things? For example maybe there's something exciting happening that you are staying awake about? Well here are a few suggestions on what to doThink of black: Black is a boring color but this is how it comes in handy. Close your eyes and think of things that you dislike, Now change them black. Think of as many things as you can and turn them black until you fall asleep.Have a friend: If you ever feel lonely in bed get a friend! For example maybe a cuddly toy, your cat or dog,a pillow and maybe even call up some friends and have a sleep over/slumber party!Acknowledge distractions: your senses are experiencing everything, for example: Tell yourself, "I don't care that I hear the clock ticking; I smell the lotion I just applied to my hands; I feel my legs' weight on the bed. I hear my spouse/partner breathing. I see different shades of black. I hear the dog barking in the distance. I hear myself in my own mind talking.", etc. Doing this can help to clear your mind of excitable feelings by slowly acknowledging and dismissing it.Stretch: Lying on your back, stretching can help to relieve tension in your lower back, legs and up to the back of your neck. While on your back, raise one leg at a time and attempt to bring your knee to your chin. Once raised as close to your chin as possible, hold your leg with your arms close to you until you feel your lower back and the hamstring of your leg begin to stretch -- until the tension begins to subside. The looser your muscles become, the more your body is relaxing, refocusing your mind on simply resting. Read. Focus your mind on only this one thing, instead of racing through the day's activities. Read something calming or, perhaps, dull; for example, if you're reading your textbook in bed that's fairly guaranteed to send you nodding off!
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Answer #2 | 23/12 2013 22:00
Go to bed.
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Answer #3 | 23/12 2013 19:23
Turn off all lights tv mobile etc an sleep face up in straight position taking deep breaths through your nose an out of your mouth in a still position
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Answer #4 | 23/12 2013 22:39
That OTHER thing ;) You know.
Positive: 50 %
Answer #5 | 23/12 2013 19:11
Tire out your eyes. Don't go on social network sites or use anything with a screen. The light and the color blue found on most social sites (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr) is actually proven to keep you awake and stimulate your mind. Read a book or something. Once you're eyes feel heavier turn off all the lights, unless you need a night light, make the room a bit cooler if possible and cuddle under mounds of blankets in your comfiest clothes. Then close your eyes and picture something happy or enjoyable.
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Answer #6 | 24/12 2013 15:39
Well 30 minutes before you go to sleep turn off all electronics and the tv and dim the lights... You can try to read a book, sometimes that helps to get you sleepy. Also you can try to get sleepy time tea, that works good and its rather cheap. Like $4 for 20 packets. And you can try over the counter sleep meds to have on hand just so if you cant sleep
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Answer #7 | 24/12 2013 08:59
Reading a big boring book
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