Food And Drinks To Aid In Restful Sleep

Last night I laid awake staring at the ceiling, waiting for the time to pass until I drifted asleep. What used to take less than 10 minutes, now took an hour.

Reflecting back on what I ate yesterday, it made sense. I had a cup of caffeinated coffee at 2pm, white rice with dinner, and 2 glasses of wine right after.

It also didn’t help that I watched TV until it was time for bed and forgot to wear my blue light blocking glasses.

Ever since the stay at home orders were initiated, getting a sound sleep has gotten harder and harder.

The list below can help in the diet department:

Diet is important, however so are these:

– Leave a note pad next to your bed to journal any thoughts swirling in your head.
– Limit screen time and read instead
– Try to get more physical activity in during the day
– Keep the room dark and cool
– Wake up at the time same time each morning (despite what time you actually fall asleep)

After rolling around for 30 minutes I decided to take my own advice. I turned my lamp on and read a couple chapters of a new book and before I knew it, I was sound asleep.

What will you try to do to feel more rested? Comment below!

With Lots Of Healthy Love,
Toni

P.S. If you liked this post, you’ll love podcast episode 98 on Apple or Spotify.

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