Getting to bed on time
A lack of sleep will make you less efficient. It is sometimes hard for people to understand the logic, but think about it this way, would you prefer 5 hours of productive work, or 12 hours of non-productive work. Missing sleep may help …show more content…
Napoleon Hill mentioned it frequently in his work from 1928, but even he was standing on the shoulders of giants in this respect. Get into the habit of going to bed at the same time, and eventually your body will teach itself how to get to sleep and sleep through the night.
First deciding to go to bed at 11pm at night, (every night!) was incredibly difficult for a guy that is used to going to bed at 3am and weekly up at 8am. It was even harder given that my girlfriend thought my early nights were a way of saying I wanted to smush body parts. For the first three months, I went to bed at 11pm, but would not nod off until around 2-3am. After three months, I started to nod off earlier, but getting to bed on time was becoming increasingly difficult. It was over a year before my “habit” of going to bed at 11pm paid off and I could get to sleep. Now I am more productive, and I have lost over 3 stone of weight (I was a chubber).
[+] Exercise may help you sleep, but do it before 8pm so you are cooled down and showered up by bedtime.
[+] If you are having trouble getting to sleep, have sex, it releases endorphins that help you sleep.
[+] Do not try to eat yourself to sleep. You may feel sleepy after eating, but a full stomach will result in an unsettled night’s sleep.