How to Develop a Restful Sleep Routine

Sleep XSmallMillions of people around the world suffer from some form of insomnia, including problems falling asleep, staying asleep, and getting enough restful sleep. Ayurveda offers a healing evening routine that prepares the mind and body for deep, restful sleep. Here are the steps:

  • Eat a light dinner and go for a leisurely stroll after.
  • Aim to be in bed with the lights out by 10:30.
  • An hour before bed, take a warm bath with calming essential oils.
  • Drink a cup of warm milk with a little honey, or try a soothing herbal tea.
  • Avoid watching the news and other stimulating activities after 8:30.
  • Read something inspirational or listen to soft music before going to sleep.

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  1. Sometimes when I meditate, I feel like I have slipped in “the gap of time” If there is such
    a thing. Other times, I feel that my spirit is leaving my body. This causes me to be fearful.
    What do you suggest? I don’t want to be afraid of meditation and I don’t want to stop but
    now I find that I’m afraid to just let go.



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