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70 Tips to Fall Asleep Faster, and Stay Asleep Longer.

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Michael Lamb
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We all sleep and we all dream.

Some nights it is easier to fall asleep. Other nights it's a battle.

After having some trouble with sleeping these past couple of weeks. I decided to do some research.

Since a lot of people wear sweat shorts to bed I thought, why not share this information with you? Hoping that you will find it as useful as I have.

After doing all of my research I came up with 70 different ways to help you fall asleep quicker and stay asleep longer.

Hopefully this info will having you sleeping like a champ.

If you don't have any trouble sleeping then, by all means don't change a thing, however if you read along there are some pretty interesting and unique techniques. You may learn something.

The basics

What makes us sleep at night?

The sleep-wake cycle consists of 8 hours of nocturnal sleep and 16 hours of daytime wakefulness in humans. This is controlled by a combination of two things. Sleep homeostasis and circadian rhythms.

The circadian rhythms is the cyclical changes like fluctuations in body temperature, hormone levels and sleep that occur over a 24 hour period driven by the brains biological clock. This rhythm is affected by light and darkness. Basically this keeps us awake while the sun is out, but prompts us to sleep once it becomes dark. (Source<)

The combination of these two things make us tired and want to sleep every night. Now there are activities you can do, that I list in this post, that will help you manage your homeostasis and circadian rhythms so that sleep is in your control.

There are six different aspects of your day that can be tweaked for a better night sleep.

  1. Bedroom Environment
  2. Daily Habits
  3. What You Eat
  4. Nightly Habits
  5. In Bed Techniques

Want to learn more? Below I go into full detail with steps you can take to have a better night sleep and fall asleep faster.

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