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Tips for Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep is not only important but it will also be very beneficial to you and will aid you in completing the tasks you have set out for the day.


Your sleep can be broken by the disturbances around you. For example, if your neighbour’s dog is barking all night long, if your partner switches on the television, the sound of fireworks or an alarm set to the wrong time, are all factors that can affect your sleep.

Therefore, it is important that you find ways to minimize the disturbances around you. For example, you can perhaps speak to your neighbour and inform them of the disturbance their dog is causing you, you could ask your partner to not switch the television on after a certain time and double-check that you have set your alarm to the time you want to wake up and not earlier.

Comfortable Bed

Another factor contributing to whether or not you get a good night’s sleep is the bed you sleep on. If the bed you sleep on is too small for you, this would not make you comfortable. It would likely not be comfortable to sleep with an arm or a leg hanging off the bed.

Therefore, the first step is to get a bed which is spacious. The next step is to consider the mattress you are sleeping on. It is no use purchasing a big bed if the mattress you sleep on is not comfortable. You don’t have to spend a lot of money to sleep on a comfortable mattress. So, consider looking around for a bed mattress sale as this will allow you to purchase a comfortable one for a good price.


The food you eat or don’t eat plays a role in how comfortable you will be when going to bed. For example, if you over eat or eat fried and oily foods, you will likely go to bed feeling bloated and uncomfortable. Therefore, this may not allow you to get a good night’s sleep. Going to bed hungry is also not a good idea. There may be days where you feel too tired to eat and you may think that the minute your head hits the pillow you will fall asleep.

This could be true however; there is also a chance of you waking up in the middle of the night to the sound of your stomach growling. It could then be difficult for you to fall back to sleep. Especially if you are eating a heavy meal, try and have your meal a few hours before you goes to bed as then you are giving the food time to digest.

Sleeping During the Day

There is a chance that sleeping during the day can make it difficult for you to fall asleep at night. Therefore, you will likely be up the entire night and then start to feel tired during the day. Therefore, try and limit the daytime naps you take especially long naps during the day as this could make it hard for you to get a good night’s sleep.

Stefania Booker
the authorStefania Booker