It’s always important to have a morning routine to help you start the day off right, but a nighttime habits before bed can help you relieve the stresses of the day and start the next day on the right side of the bed.
The tv, the internet, your phone... the world. Turn it off and let your brain and eyes relax. Sleep.org says, The blue light emitted by screens on cell phones, computers, tablets, and televisions restrain the production of melatonin, the hormone that controls your sleep/wake cycle or circadian rhythm. Reducing melatonin makes it harder to fall and stay asleep.”
Have a glass of water
Doctorshealthpress.com says that drinking water can help with cleansing your body, burning calories, and creating balance.
Reflect on what good you did in the day
Instead of stewing in everything that went wrong, revel in the positive — even if it’s just the small things. Congratulate yourself on a day/task/moment well done.
Meditation is the most efficient way to clear your mind. Studies have shown that meditation can help your mind adjust and focus more clearly, making a seemingly stressful situation less so. It also improves restfulness.
Let your creative juices flow
The quiet night can be the perfect setting to let your creativity shine bright. Paint, write a poem, pick up the guitar… set aside a therapeutic hobby and create the night away.
Prepare for the next day
Instead of letting all of tomorrow’s tasks swim around in your mind, get it out of your head and onto paper. Make room for a good night’s sleep.