Do you go through the day feeling tired? Is this a somewhat regular occurrence? If so, that’s a good indication that you–like millions around the world–aren’t sleeping well at night. Fortunately, in most cases, there are simple ways to remedy the situation, however, you must first pinpoint the source of your problem. There are various reasons why you may not be sleeping well at night and we’ve compiled a list of some of the most popular, along with some helpful tips and strategies to help you turn the corner (or your pillow) and finally get a better night’s rest.
Are you a morning person who’s waking up in the middle of the night? If so, according to a study published earlier this year, the amount of caffeine you consumed during the day could be directly related. Why? It can take hours for caffeine to clear your system and it blocks adenosine, the very thing that tells your body that you’re sleepy. To give yourself the best chance at quality sleep, stay away from coffee, tea, cola and any other caffeinated products following lunch.