2. Eat, drink, and be healthy
Your body is a great big machine that stays ﬁred up as long as you give it food and drink to metabolize. Avoid big meals at night. Eat dinner earlier and avoid heavy, fatty foods or any food you know could bother you later.
To get a good night’s sleep limit your alcohol intake. It may help you fall asleep faster but it reduces the quality of your sleep and you’ll likely wake up at 2:30 a.m. with a dry mouth and headache.
Cut down on caffeine. Some people can have sleep problems from caffeine they drank ten hours ago! Why not switch to water or herbal tea after lunch?
Hydrate, but not too late. If you drink lots of tea, juice or water into the evening there’s a good chance you’ll be up in the middle of the night for a bathroom break.
There are hundreds of reasons to quit smoking, and sleep trouble is one of them. That nasty nicotine is a stimulant that will keep you awake longer and since you may experience nicotine withdrawal through the night it will affect your sleep. Besides, smoking is no way to start your day.