Sleep is a major issue for so many people. A common struggle is not being able to wind down in the evenings, especially after a busy day. If this is something you experience, try the following activities to help you prepare for sleep.
Take some time to recap your day by writing a brief account of it. This doesn’t have to be more than a few lines and will help you process how your day has been. Acknowledging your day’s activities allows your mind to switch off from them, and will quickly get you in the mood for sleep.
Adult coloring books are becoming more popular as people are realizing how helpful they can be. The process of coloring helps your mind to slow down and find some peace, and it’s super satisfying to create some beautiful color combinations.
This is a meditation technique, but it doesn’t require any training to carry out. Sit quietly with your eyes closed, and imagine a calming scene. This could be a forest in the afternoon sun, or the sun setting on the sea. Immerse yourself in that image for a few minutes, and notice how easily this calms your mind.