Get Morning Sunlight
Getting out into the bright morning sunshine is probably the last thing you want to do after a poor night’s sleep. But ironically, it’s one of the best things you can do to improve your sleep schedule. Exposure to early morning sunlight can help get your body clock back on track. You’ll feel more awake during the day, and readier for sleep at night when the time is right. A brisk morning walk with sun on your skin could be just what the doctor ordered!
Take a Hot Bath
A hot bath before bed might provide just the relaxation you need to quickly fall asleep. The warm water will soothe your body and your soul. Not only that, but the rise in body temperature during the bath, followed by the drop once you get out may actually mimic the lowering of body temp that occurs when your brain gets your body prepared for sleeping. If you find it works for you, an evening bath can become a ritual that is an important part the nighttime routine of winding down and getting ready for your beauty sleep.
Regular exercise provides a multitude of benefits for your body and mind. Not least of which is that it helps you sleep at night! Yet another reason to squeeze some exercise into your daily routine. Just be sure not to leave your workout until the last few hours before bed. For some people, that late night exercise only serves to wake them up even more. If that sounds like you, work out during the day instead!