One suggestion is to disconnect, even leave our mobile outside of the bedroom, so we can start to create a habit whereby we don’t feel the need to look at our phone last thing at night and first thing in the morning.
As we relax in our bed, we take the time to unwind naturally from the day, encourages us to process thoughts from the day and start to feel more relaxed physically and mentally.
In Week 7 of the Mindful beginner course and Chapter 7 of Guide to the Mindful Way of Life, we explore in detail this process leading up to sleep.
As time progresses, we monitor our development making slight adjustments and monitoring the beneficial effects.
It can be helpful as we are falling asleep to make the intention to rise in the morning with a positive, happy mind. Decision making can be powerful, and if we are focused enough, we can influence our future.
We take care of our sleep and respect the process as one of the most important parts of our life if we can invest time into ensuring that we have a quality nights sleep this will positively influence our waking day.