Six small things you can do for a better night’s sleep

better night's sleep

These things promote a good night’s sleep

As a child, being sent to bed early seemed like the biggest punishment you could possibly get, but nowadays we know better. A good night’s sleep ensures that you feel fit during the day, and it is therefore not an unnecessary luxury. Are you not sleeping well at night? Then you know how annoying this can be. Fortunately, there are some small things you can do to help you sleep better at night.

Don’t drink that cup of coffee in the evening

It can be so nice to have a cup of coffee after dinner, but if you have trouble falling asleep in the evening, it is best to avoid “the cup of comfort.” We all know that caffeine can keep us awake at night. Even if you’ve always been able handle caffeine well, it can still be the culprit. As you age, your body has more difficulty in recovering from caffeine.

Have a cup of chamomile tea

Scientists are still not sure whether or not herbal tea really is the solution for insomnia. Some claim it is, while others are not yet convinced. Nevertheless, it can be nice to take a quiet moment before bed with a cup of chamomile tea, because you know what they say: even if it doesn’t help, it won’t hurt.

Take more magnesium

Several studies claim that there is a link between poor sleep and insufficient magnesium intake. Eating magnesium-rich foods can help you sleep better at night. Some examples of this are almonds, fish, chicken, bananas and leafy vegetables.

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