It's well-known that making a consistent effort to relax and unwind before bed will help you sleep easier and more deeply. But what activities are best for the last wakeful hour of your day?
A peaceful bedtime routine sends a powerful signal to your brain that it’s time to wind down and let go of the day’s stresses. What you do in the hour before you sleep can improve your sleep more than most daily routines.
Here are a few relaxing bedtime activities to try:
- Read a book or magazine by a soft light
- Take a warm bath
- Listen to quiet music
- Do some slow and easy stretches
- Wind down with a favorite hobby (something restful)
- Listen to an audiobook
- Make simple preparations for the next day
What do you do to relax at and unwind before bed? Leave your comments below and share them on our Facebook Page!
Bonus: Don't forget to practice the "three R's" for better sleep!