Your body needs an hour to decompress from technology for at least one hour before going to bed. If you care about your sleep and health, you’ll do these things within an hour of your bedtime instead of stare at any form of technology.
Do These One Hour Before Bedtime
ReadAs a child, were you read to before bed each night? For many adults, this trend stops. Cracking open a book and enjoying a good story is a great way to engage your mind before the day ends.
If you live alone, playing solitaire with a deck of cards is a great way to pass time and decompress. Do you have a family or live with roommates? Pick out a board game to play, or offer a wager for a few quick hands of poker.
Play A Board Game Or Cards
Turning off technology means you get to socialize in person instead of through a media platform. How was your kid’s day at school? Did your wife write about anything awesome today? Once the small talk has passed, invent a story together.
Chat With Family
There are so many things you can do in an hour before bed that don’t involve staring at a screen, which are all very beneficial for your sleep and health patterns.