Go to bed and wake up at the same time each day, even on weekends. This will help to regulate your body's natural sleep-wake cycle.
This could include taking a warm bath, reading a book, or listening to calming music. Avoid watching TV or using electronic devices in the hour before bed.
Darkness helps to promote the production of melatonin, a hormone that regulates sleep. Noise and light can disrupt sleep.
Caffeine and alcohol can interfere with sleep. Caffeine can make it difficult to fall asleep, and alcohol can disrupt sleep later in the night.
Exercise is important for overall health and well-being, but it is important to avoid exercising too close to bedtime. Exercise can make it more difficult to fall asleep.
Eating a healthy diet can help to improve sleep quality. Avoid eating heavy meals or sugary snacks before bed.
If you have trouble sleeping for more than two weeks, talk to your doctor. There may be an underlying medical condition that is causing your insomnia.
A short nap (20-30 minutes) can help to improve alertness and performance during the day. avoid napping too late in the day.
Exposure to bright light during the day helps to regulate your body's natural sleep-wake cycle.
Make sure your bed is comfortable and that your bedroom is at a comfortable temperature.