• Sleep know-how

    How To Fall Asleep Fast: Advice From Our Readers

    Some of our readers have shared their tips on how to fall asleep fast and we have selected the best ones: .BEDROOM ATMOSPHERE. Spraying a light mist of lavender around the room and on the sheets relaxes you, and helps you go to sleep. (Annaabelle) We run a box fan in the hallway instead of spending so much money on white noise machines. (Robin) Another way to fall asleep faster is to surround yourself with pillows and blankets. That was you feel more secure and more comfortable! (Emily) I have a waterfall in my frog tank and a fan going all night and it actually helps me fall asleep. (Kaoru…

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    Are You Sleep Deprived? Take This Test To Figure It Out

    In this short video, Richard Wiseman pinpoints some of the symptoms that are signs of sleep deprivation and even has a small test for you to test your agility. Chances are that if you need an alarm clock to wake up or fall asleep instantly you may need t get more sleep. He has a great resource for those who keep in mind their sleep cycles when going to bed. Each cycle is about 90 minutes each and to make sure you don’t disrupt a cycle and wake up even more tired. He created a free schedule that tells you when you should go to bed, depending at what hour you want…

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    What Is The Best Way To Block Sounds From Under Door While Sleeping?

    I often get woken up by someone passing near my door or by sounds coming from underneath it. But I found the best way to block sounds from under door while sleeping. I had to try a few things before I found the perfect solution for me and I’m going to share all of them because one of them might be your way out. The first thing I tried Noise pollution is a very nasty business and it can “aid” us sleep less and be tired at school or at work. I was feeling so tired because of constant sounds coming from under my door that I started to think…

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    Sleep Advice From 5 Gurus

    This small guide was put together by the people from Express and focuses on five domains that affect your sleep quality. THE DOCTOR. Dr Guy Meadows “If you find that you are struggling to get to sleep bring your awareness to something that you can actually feel, such as your pillow or your night clothes. This will help to ground you in the present and will also help to calm your mind before sleep.” THE FENG SHUI EXPERT. Amanda Kenton “If you have a television in your room don’t just switch it off. Unplug it. Electromagnetic radiation can interrupt sleep. Similarly mobile phones should also be left outside the room…