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Try this simple activity to help you fall asleep faster
Tuesday, 12 January · 1 min read

Getting to sleep and having a restful 7 to 9 hours a night can be tricky. And this is especially true if you find that your mind is full of worries about the next day as soon as your head hits the pillow.

So, how can you reduce your swirling thoughts and anxieties to get a better night’s sleep?

Research suggests that taking just 5 minutes before bed to write down a ‘to-do list’ for the next day may help you get to sleep more quickly. This is because putting your thoughts and concerns on paper can help clear your mind and allow you to relax and unwind.

Why not try keeping a notebook and pen on your bedside table? This will make it easy for you to get into the habit of jotting things down whenever you’re struggling to switch off.

Quote of the day

Sleep is the best meditation.

The Dalai Lama

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