How To Sleep Better & Overcome Insomnia

It’s estimated that a third of the population have difficulties sleeping. Are you one of them?

It’s not that you can’t sleep, your body knows how to sleep perfectly well. The problem is that you’ve developed a few bad habits that stop your body’s natural sleep process working as well as it could.

The solution is to strip out all the bad sleep habits and replace them with new habits that support the process of sleep. Habits that allow you to fall asleep quickly, stay asleep the whole night, and wake up in the morning feeling refreshed.

The articles in this section will help you sleep better by showing how you can relax & reduce stressful thoughts before bed, develop a strong sleep schedule, and create a relaxing environment to sleep in.

How to Develop a Strong Sleep Schedule

A good sleep schedule helps you fall asleep quickly and easily at night, and helps you naturally wake up in the morning feeling fresh and alert. Modern advancements such as electric lighting has taken a huge toll on the intricate mechanisms of the biological clock that governs our sleep timing, so it’s more important than ever to learn how we can form a good sleep schedule and keep it in place.

Sleep Timing

How to Develop a Strong Sleep Schedule: A Simple 3 Step Process

If your sleep schedule is shot to pieces, this is the article for you. Here I'll help you choose an ideal sleep pattern, explain how to transition from the old sleep schedule to the new, and how to keep it firmly in place.

How to Fall Asleep Fast

How to Fall Asleep Fast (Within 5 Minutes of Going to Bed)

A three stage method that will help you to fall asleep within five minutes of going to bed by optimising your sleep routine and adopting the very best sleep habits.

How to Fall Asleep Quickly

Train your Brain to Fall Asleep Quickly

Does it take you a while to fall asleep at night? If you’d like to change this situation, I’ll explain the details and share a process for training your brain to fall asleep almost instantly when you’re ready to go to bed.

Sleep Cycle

10 Ways to Improve Your Sleep Hygiene

Sleep hygiene is the technical term used to describe someone’s sleep habits. This article takes you through 10 ways you can improve your sleep hygiene, providing you with 5 habits to encourage sleep and 5 habits to avoid.

Light Therapy

How Bright Light Therapy Helps You Sleep

By using a special bright light, you can bring the timing of your sleep forward or backward by a number of hours. Ideal if you want to feel more alert on dark mornings, or if you want to stay awake for longer.

Herbal Sleep Aids

The Most Effective Herbal Sleep Aids

A list of the different sleep herbs that provide a natural way to help you relax and fall asleep. Herbal sleep aids can be taken in tablet form, used as essential oils as part of aromatherapy, or made into a herbal tea.

How to Relax Quickly & Eliminate Stressful Thoughts

Your mind doesn’t know the difference between a vividly imagined thought and one that’s happening for real. So when you think of a stressful thought, your body goes into the classic fight or flight response, releasing adrenaline and making your heart beat faster. There’s no way you can fall asleep when your body is keeping you awake like this, which is why it’s essential to learn how to wind down before bed.

Sleep Mindset

How to Relax and Naturally Drift off to Sleep

Practical tips and techniques to relax and drift off to sleep. How to relax before bed, how to stop stressful thoughts that prevent you from sleeping, and how to deal with stress and anxiety in the modern world.

relax before bed

3 Simple Techniques to Relax Before Bed

If you want to drift off to sleep naturally and effortlessly when you go to bed, learning how to relax before bed is absolutely essential. Here are 3 simple techniques that you can use tonight to relax before bed.

Sleep When Stressed

5 Tips for Improving Sleep when Stressed

Expert stress busting tips from Calm Clinic founder Ryan Rivera, explaining how built up stress prevents you from sleeping, and giving practical advice on how to sleep better when you're feeling stressed.

Sleep Visualizations

Six Relaxation Techniques to Help you Fall Asleep

Learn how to forget the day and enter into a deep stage of relaxation by using one of these six powerful relaxation techniques when you're in bed and ready to fall asleep.

Sleep Affirmations

Affirmations for Sleep: Get the Mindset of a Natural Deep Sleeper

Affirmations are a quick and easy way of replacing old stressful thought patterns that can keep you awake with ones that support your body's natural wind down process as it relaxes and prepares for sleep.

Sleep Hypnosis

How to Use Hypnosis to Help You Sleep

Hypnosis is a tried and tested method to implement new habits and more positive ways of thinking that will enable you to adopt the mindset of a natural born deep sleeper.

Binaural Beats

Fall Asleep Fast With Binaural Beats

A novel technique where by listening to two frequencies through each ear produces a third subsonic frequency that can be used to induce a state of deep relaxation in just a few minutes.

How to Create a Positive Sleep Environment

Your bedroom can help you relax and unwind after a busy day, or it can make you feel even more stressed, especially if you know you’re going to have a hard time falling sleep. Finding it easier to fall asleep in hotels or at a friend’s house is a sign that your bedroom may not be up to scratch. These articles will help you optimise the three key aspects of your sleep environment; your pillow, your mattress, and the room itself.

Sleep Environment

Five Simple Ways to Improve your Sleep Environment

Five quick and simple tips to optimise any bedroom for deep refreshing sleep. Includes how to create a relaxing atmosphere, and how to develop a strong mental association between your bedroom and falling asleep.

Best Pillow

How to Choose the Best Pillow

There's a huge array of pillows available out there, each has different sizes and varying degrees of firmness. This article will help you track down the pillow that gives you the best comfort and support.

Best Mattress

How to Buy the Best Mattress

There's nothing worse than a rubbish mattress. Not only will you find it hard to sleep on, but it can also give you aches and pains if it doesn't properly support your body. Here's how to find the best mattress.

Bedroom Colors

The Best Colors for your Bedroom

The fastest way to alter the mood of a room is to give it a new color, but which color should you choose? Take a look these nine differently colored bedrooms and discover which one is right for you.

How to block out noise

How to Mask and Block Out Unwanted Noise

Noise can be a real problem to your sleep. Whether its noisy neighbours, snoring or heavy breathing, If noise is keeping you awake at night, here are some tips to mask or block out that unwanted noise.

air purifier

Choosing the Best Air Purifier for your Bedroom

Research shows that people who sleep in rooms with poor air quality sleep worse, especially if you have allergies or live in an urban area. Here are some tips for choosing the best air purifier for your bedroom.

Too Hot to Sleep

10 Tips to Keep Cool when it's Too Hot to Sleep

Sleepiness is linked to a small dip in body temperature so sleep often suffers during hot weather. Not everyone has the luxury of air conditioning in their bedroom. Use these 10 tips to keep cool when it's too hot to sleep.