Struggling to sleep? Five tips for insomniacs

Struggling to sleep? Five tips for insomniacs

Build your own bedtime routine In the same way routines like bath, book and bedtime can help children get to sleep, night-time rituals can help adults nod off, too. Clinical psychologist Dr Courtney Bancroft suggests creating a “buffer zone” for bedtime. “Get your head and body in a space where the brain is signalling it’s OK to go to sleep and rest,” she says.
Worrying about falling to sleep can make it even harder to nod off
Dr Annemarie Luik, a researcher at the University of Oxford, specialising in solutions for insomnia, agrees that it helps to wind down at least an hour before bed,... read more

10 October 2016 in Health, Views: 39
Source: Guardian

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