Have trouble sleeping at night? You’re not alone! Up to 40% of adults report symptoms of intermittent insomnia: it’s hard to fall asleep, you awaken frequently during the night, and you feel tired, irritable, and unfocused during the day. The most common cause of insomnia is stress – even if you’re exhausted, your nervous system is so aroused it prevents you from falling into a deep sleep.
The good news is that through simple relaxation techniques, you can unwind and prepare your body to successfully surrender to sleep. Developing a soothing bedtime routine is one of the most effective ways to treat insomnia. In this video, Jade from Wellness Today shares her favorite tips to de-stress before bed. Follow just a few (or all!) of these steps to fall into a peaceful slumber tonight.