Proven Tips That Will Help You Sleep Better At Night

We all could use a better night’s sleep. It’s very rare that anybody in this day and age wakes up in the morning feeling completely awake and well rested. If you’re having trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, the tips on this list could help you get those much needed hours of REM sleep.

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Stay Away From Blue Light

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Your body is very sensitive to light, so when you expose your eyes to bright light from a computer or phone screen, your body thinks it’s still daytime. Your body then doesn’t produce enough sleep hormones like melatonin to help you fall asleep.

Stop looking at screens at least two hours before you go to bed. Also, you can download apps like f.lux that will reduce the blue light that emanates from your screen at nighttime.