There are several things to do if you can't fall asleep. Some tips are about reinforcing good sleep habits, and some are about making sure you aren't interrupted by outside distractions. Here are ten of the best practices for falling asleep—and staying asleep—every night.
Whether we miss sleep because of illness, disaster, drama, aging, chronic pain, a new baby, or merely because we decided to binge an entire series on Netflix, most of us emerge from a sleepless night with bags under our eyes and regret coursing through our veins. When the inevitable happens, here's what you can do.
Sometimes you're so caught up in routines you feel like a robot. But people who aren't sleeping right may find themselves lost in a hazy fog. Harmful sleep patterns make everyday life more difficult. We share questions you can ask as you review your health and sleep patterns by listening to your body.
If you've ever had insomnia, you know how frustrating it can be to lie awake for hours wanting so badly to fall asleep. Because there are different types of insomnia, not everyone is going to react the same way to the same treatment. If you struggle with sleep, read on to learn more about the five types of insomnia.
Unfortunately, about one-third of Americans say that they don't get enough sleep. If you're getting less than seven hours of sleep a night, you have a problem. Fortunately, there are some actions you can take when you can’t sleep. Here are six ideas to try when you can’t get enough shut-eye.
While some people love working the night shift, others hate it, especially when it affects their sleep cycle. If you work the night shift and you have trouble falling asleep, you're not alone. Up to 40 percent of shift workers suffer from Shift Work Sleep Disorder (SWSD). Here are our tips for getting more sleep.
Approximately 25 percent of the population snores frequently. If you have difficulty falling asleep or sleeping through the night because your partner snores, you may be compelled to take up permanent residence down the hall. Here are several steps to reduce the frequency and severity of snoring to sleep peacefully.
For many of us, our bedtime routines incorporate some sort of evening beverage. A mug of hot tea. A glass of cold milk. A sweet wine after a long day. A cup of cold water after brushing our teeth. Could it be, however, that what you drink is keeping you awake? Let's get into it.
Wondering what to do when you can't sleep? This five-pose sequence of bedtime yoga poses offers profound physical and mental-emotional benefits. While doing all five of them in the suggested sequence is recommended, it's also fine to choose just one or two to explore.
If you've grown to dread what should be the most relaxing time of day—bedtime—because of your nighttime restlessness, you're not alone: 50 to 70 million adults in the US have sleeping disorders. So, here are a number of ways to fall asleep in five minutes or less, so you can stress less and sleep better.
Maybe part of your nighttime routine is watching your favorite celebrity from tv or film. So it got us thinking—What do famous people do for their nighttime routines to help them relax and fall asleep quickly? We think you'll find these quite interesting, especially if you can’t sleep at night.
Reports on sleep quality and quantity are in, and we're afraid they're not pretty. We probably don't have to tell you that without sufficient rest, you suffer. Although you may be lacking sufficient sleep, it doesn't have to stay that way. If you're crying out, "I can't sleep," every night, we have some ideas to try.