It’s hard to get going when you wake up needing a nap. It’s no surprise that with as fast as we’re moving, we would expect that falling asleep would be instantaneous and that we would be surprised when it wasn’t. What is the point of a nighttime routine? Much like it is with any other routine, it trains your body to know what to expect, culminating in restful sleep. It trains your brain to slow down and get ready to shut off instead of laying in bed with your mind racing. In order to be ready for the day, we intend to establish a nighttime routine.
You too? We’ve got 3 things to help you get some solid zzz’s as well:
- These reasons that having a bedtime routine may help you in the long run
Struggling with why you should have a sleep routine the same way you did as a child? Bedtime isn’t just for babies. Even as adults, we are more affected by mood, technology, eating habits and sleep prep than we realize. We loved these reasons to get in a routine along with 10 calming activities to try tonight!
- This site that can help you design a nighttime routine
If you knew how to make a nighttime routine, you might’ve already done it! Setting one up can be difficult if you don’t know what elements to include or avoid. This is why we were very grateful for this post from Sleep.org to help you do just that, with only 5 components to be mindful of when building.
- These 11 hacks for falling sleep faster to help your routine count
It’s great to have a sleep routine but what if falling asleep feels impossible for you? We loved these 11 hacks that not only help you start snoozing sooner, but also help you get connected with how your body works best. You might be surprised by what seemingly unrelated parts of your life are preventing you from getting restful sleep at night!