12 Ways to Shut Off Your Brain Before Bedtime

Jun 28, 2013 -- 10:09am

Every Friday night I DJ at a Club and get up the early the next moring to DJ a Wedding. My problem is that when I get home around 3am, my mind is still going and I have a hard time falling asleep. Found this great article on how to help me shut off my brain. I sure hope it works!!

12 Ways to Shut Off Your Brain Before Bedtime

By MARGARITA TARTAKOVSKY, M.S.

 

12 Ways to Shut Off Your Brain Before BedtimeDoes getting to bed feel like a nightmare? For many of us, as soon as it’s time for bed, the brain begins buzzing. We might experience racing thoughts or a thought or two that keeps gnawing at us. Then those thoughts can turn into worry thoughts about not being able to function the next day because we slept poorly. It can become a vicious cycle.

While there’s “no button to push” to deactivate our thoughts, of course, we can “create the right associations” to help us sleep well, says Lawrence Epstein, M.D., chief medical officer of Sleep HealthCenters and instructor in medicine at Harvard University.

Click HERE for Dr. Epstein and sleep specialist Stephanie Silberman, Ph.D insights on quieting your worries and sleeping well.

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