Things to Do When You Can’t Sleep


There are many people that suffer from insomnia and they just cannot fall asleep easy. Here you can check out 10 simple tips that could help you to overcome the sleeplessness:

  1. Reading a Book – it’s a classical method and it’s able to make a lot of people sleepy. Of course, if the book is very interesting it may keep you up for even longer period of time.
  2. Watch television – most of the late night TV programs are really boring and they can make you feel sleepy. Of course, it’s a waste of time, but it’s one of the most popular ways to fall asleep.
  3. Change Your Pillows and Sheets – they can make your body feel much more relaxed while you are lying on the bed.
  4. Working – if you feel that your brain is too excited, you can finish some task on your laptop. It may sound awful, but if you succeed to finish some work at night, you will feel much calmer about the next day which is a factor for falling asleep.
  5. Take a hot shower or bath – in this way your body will feel much more relaxed and the sleeping could the next step that it may require.
  6. Walking – you can do a late night on fresh air. It’s one of the best methods for relaxation.
  7. Listen some relaxing music – many people find it easier to fall asleep if they listen their favorite relaxing music. Of course, it’s personal and it could even do not have any effect over you, but it’s a good idea to check it out.
  8. Change the room – if you change the room where you sleep, you make feel even more relaxed. For example, you can try to sleep on the sofa.
  9. Do some exercises – you can use the time before sleeping to do some exercises. You won’t need to visit the nearest gym, because there are many exercises that can be done at home such as pushups, crunches, etc.
  10. Look old Photos – looking of the old album with photos could bring you lots of beautiful memories that can make you feel better and relaxed.

Unfortunately, there’s no right answer about what really will help you to fall asleep. However, in most of the cases, the best that you can do if you can’t sleep is to get up and to do some activity. But you’ll have to find one that can really help you to fall asleep.

The Author:

Tihomir Ivanov

One thought on “Things to Do When You Can’t Sleep

  1. These are some good tips that I needed. I sometimes get little sleep but when I wake up and can’t go back to sleep, I don’t know what to do. So thanks for these.

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