For many of you, the 3am or 4am wake-up in the middle of the night interferes with your restful nights sleep, especially when you wake up feeling wide awake. It’s often hard to fall back to sleep quickly, so you end up feeling really tired the next day. Your sleep cycle may be “broken”, and you need to fix it, just like you would fix anything you had that was broken. Restoring your natural sleep cycle can help you sleep more deeply through the night, and will also make it much easier for you to fall back asleep in minutes if you do wake up during the night.
To fix your sleep cycle, so you can stay asleep, or fall back asleep in minutes, it’s important to begin thinking about your sleep in a new way. The quality and amount of sleep you get each night affects literally every moment of your day, Once you appreciate this fact, you may begin to realize that sleep isn’t the end of your day, its the start of your day! These 5 sleep secrets can help you restore your natural sleep cycle so you sleep more deeply through the night, and can fall back asleep in minutes if you wake during the night. There are also five specific tips to fall back asleep in minutes, if you wake up during the night.
Sleep Secret 1: Put Sleep First in Your Life.
Prioritize your sleep. It becomes much easier to do this once you think of sleep as the beginning of your day. Getting the right amount of deep and restful sleep every night is critical to your energy, your health, your productivity, and your life. Most people are averaging 6-7 hours of sleep per night, and Stanford Sleep Center studies show the average person needs 7 to 9 hours sleep per night, When you put sleep first in your life, and prioritize your life to get the sleep you truly need, you can begin to see better results very quickly.