If you suffer from insomnia, at any level, you understand the pain and frustration. And while there are those old standby tips and tricks we’ve all heard a thousand times…
Get to bed before 10 p.m. and wake up at the same time each morning. Switch off all devices and keep your room as dark as a black hole. Eat a well-balanced meal no less than 2 hours before bedtime. Swap caffeine for herbal tea. Have a regular bedtime routine, preferably involving a blissful bath; crisp, clean sheets; yoga; and meditation.
…having stellar sleep hygiene is much easier said than done.
Considering the breakneck pace of our lives, we’re lucky to achieve maybe one of the things on that list at a time. And even if you miraculously manage to do everything right one day, you might still find yourself lying there, fully alert and totally irritated.
So, when “all the right things” don’t work, what do you do?