Fall Asleep Faster With the Six Ts:
Are you looking for tips on how to fall asleep faster? Well, according to sleep scientists, there's a six-step process we can do every night to help us fall asleep quickly and soundly. The team at eco-friendly bedding brand “Snug” analyzed decades of research to uncover exactly what we need to do to fall asleep peacefully.
Most adults need between 6 and 9 hours of sleep per night. Are you going to bed early enough to achieve this?
Your bedroom should be around 63F. While this may vary a bit from person to person, it’s always harder to fall asleep when you are too hot or cold.
Take a little time away from the screen before bedtime. It’s best not to use your phone in the 90 minutes before bed. Reading, meditating or drawing are relaxing alternatives that can help you to sleep soundly.
Give them a break before bed. Eat your last meal at least 3 hours before bed…and no coffee for 10 hours before trying to sleep is best.
The what? It stands for ‘Thermal Overall Grade’, and is a measurement of how much a fabric insulates. Changing your duvet according to the seasons can help you sleep. A 4.5 tog is best for warmer nights, 10.5 for in-between seasons, and 13.5 for winter.
Turn out the light, say goodnight and be thankful for something. While it may sound corny, science shows expressing gratitude for things big and small satisfies us and helps us rest.