A good bedtime routine is key when it comes to preparing the body and mind for a restful night’s sleep. While we snooze, our body rests and repairs, allowing us to wake up feeling refreshed and ready to take on the day. But, how many of us actually have a bedtime routine as an adult, and even more so, how many of us actually stick to it?
If you struggle to fall asleep when your head hits the pillow, the first thing you should do is look at how you’re spending the hours before bed. Did you have your last cup of coffee too late in the day? Are you spending too much of the evening in front of the television? To help you create a bedtime routine that works for you, we spoke to sleep experts who revealed how to switch off properly, fall asleep faster and get a better night’s sleep.
1. Switch off to switch off
“Creating a bedtime routine puts your body in a relaxed state and is the perfect opportunity to slow down and create rituals…