HELP! I can't go to sleep!

Updated: Mar 25, 2021

Sleep is essential for us to function optimally. We all know what it feels like when we pull an all- nighter or simply experience a poor nights rest. If you're like me, you feel like death.

I have always slept poorly and am prone to insomnia. I have trouble shutting off my mind and this prevents me from drifting to la la land. One bit of information that most people are unaware of is that a poor night's sleep can cause a rise in insulin and increased appetite for carbs the next day. Who needs that nonsense? Not me! #sleep

Here are some quick tips to help you get a better sleep:

-go to bed at the same time each night

-follow a bedtime routine to mentally prepare your body to transition to sleep

-avoid any screen time for at least 1 hour before bed

-avoid caffeine after noon

-drink a decaffeinated tea designed for bedtime

-take a warm bath with epsom salt


-no television in your bedroom

-keep your room cool

-make sure to have room darkening shades or curtains

-use a white or pink noise machine

-try a magnesium supplement to help calm your body

Please rest and recharge tonight.

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