Top 7 Mistakes You Make Right Before Bed

Oct 31, 2022

I remember what it was like when I was first starting out trying to get better sleep. Everyone else made it look so easy. Seems like a lot of people on the forums and even some of my friends had good sleep without any problems.

But not me.

Tossing and turning all night when you desperately want to sleep is an actual nightmare. Once I started to really pay attention to what others were doing, I soon learned that they too were making the same mistakes before going to bed.

Now every so often this takes place due to the fact of a temporary factor like strangely excessive stress, so you can get returned to drowsing nicely as soon as the tumult passes. But if you’re often getting a bad night’s sleep, it ought to be due to something completely preventable that you’re doing properly earlier before bed. Here are a few bad nighttime habits experts prefer you to ruin ASAP.

#1: You don’t have a regular bedtime.

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#2: You don’t put down your phone until you close your eyes.

#3: You keep your phone next to your bed.

#4: You work out intensely right before bed.

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#5: You’re eating a lot right before bed.

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#6: You have a cup of coffee in the evening.

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#7: You drink alcohol before bed to try to wind down.

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In summary…

Give yourself a pat on the back for paying attention to this article. Because now that you know the top 7 mistakes and how to avoid them, you’ll be miles ahead of all the other people who’re trying to have a good night.

So take this newfound knowledge and confidence and start taking action to avoid these mistakes today!