How to get to sleep
Discover the best ways to fall asleep naturally, find out how to help children sleep better and read our review of the best sleep trackers for monitoring your shut-eye.
There are few things more frustrating than trying to get to sleep when you just can't. Lying in bed, staring at the ceiling, wondering why you can't drop off into slumber is exhausting. And the effects of a bad night's sleep are bound to affect your energy, productivity and mood.
Below, you'll find lots of helpful information about how to get to sleep easily. We have a guide on how to get better sleep, tips on building a healthy sleep routine for children, late-night snacks that won't keep you up and a review of the best sleep trackers on the market.
Tips on how to get to sleep
Discover what to avoid before bedtime and what foods to eat more of to help you sleep. Find out why getting more magnesium and calcium is vital for sleeping well. Plus, get some tips on building a relaxing sleep routine to make dropping off easier.
Find out how much sleep kids need, and discover dietary tips and easy lifestyle changes from nutritionist Kerry Torrens to help your child drift off peacefully for a good night's sleep.
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The term ‘sleep hygiene’ refers to habits and practices conducive to sleeping well on a regular basis. Take your sleeplessness in hand – try these easy tips to find what works for you. You might be surprised by what you learn.
If you’re in need of a sleep-health overhaul, then look no further – we’ve rounded up the best sleep trackers to help you analyse your shut-eye and achieve an optimal night’s rest. These clever gadgets will track your movement heart rate to evaluate the efficiency of your sleep.
Is it possible to satisfy a late-night food craving without disrupting your sleep? It is if you know what to look for. Health editor Tracey Raye explains the best choices to make.
When temperatures climb, it can feel impossible to fall asleep – that's because our temperatures usually follow a day to night cycle in order to wind down. Nutritionist Kerry Torrens explores how you can stay cool at night and wake up refreshed for a new day.
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This article was last reviewed on 7 November 2022.
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