Did someone cast a spell on me to keep me awake? Is there a different spell that can make me sleep? Can I prick my finger on a spinning wheel and finally get some rest? There won’t be a magic cure for insomnia, but you can try some ideas that have worked for others.
You can try to set your alarm to get up an hour sooner, if you have insomnia. Though you may feel a big hazy the next day, you will probably feel sleepy that night. Getting up an hour or so earlier will allow you to get ready for bed and to get to sleep earlier.
Sleep long enough to get your rest. Hours of sleep aren’t like rollover minutes on cellphones; you don’t get those hours back by sleeping longer. Sleep the same number of hours nightly, and be sure you are sleeping enough to stay well rested. It is not possible to lose sleep some nights and catch up on it other nights.
Insomniacs should create regular bedtime rituals for themselves. Sleep experts have agreed that proper rituals will provide your body with cues when it’s time to sleep. That causes you to become drowsy …