April Daniels Hussar, SELF magazine
Have you ever found yourself a wee bit jealous of Sleeping Beauty [Ed. Note: I may or may not have a figurine of her on my desk] not because of the hot prince, but because of all that great sleep she got?! If you've ever lay in bed trying to just fall asleep already, you're not alone. The good news? We found an incredible trick--not to turn off your mind, but rather giving it something different to think about.
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"At bedtime, people with insomnia will often plan the next day, re-hash the previous day, think about daily concerns," says Les A. Gellis, Ph.D., sleep research and professor of psychology at Syracuse University. You worry about whatever it is you're worrying about, then you start worrying that your worrying will keep you awake!
What's a girl in need of beauty (and health!) sleep to do? According to Gellis, changing the content of your pre-sleep thoughts may be your ticket to slumberland.Read More »from Sleep Better with This One Trick