When I began traveling, I found that more often than not, I had trouble getting to sleep in a strange place.
Sleeping in a different bed in unfamiliar surroundings can throw things off.
After some trial and error, I figured out 3 ways to make sure I get a good night’s sleep. They may work for you, too.
- Bring your own pillow. The pillows in most hotel rooms are too thick for my liking and give me a stiff neck, so I started bringing my pillow with on trips. As soon as I did, I began sleeping much better. Now, I wake up rested instead of cranky.
- Install a white noise app. A long time ago, I had a ceiling fan in my bedroom and I got used to falling asleep to the whirring sound of the fan. Ever since then, I have trouble falling asleep unless there’s some kind of white noise. My solution? I installed a white noise app on my phone so I have it with me no matter where I am.
- Bring a few chamomile tea bags. In the rare event that I still have trouble sleeping, a cup of chamomile tea helps me relax enough to fall asleep.
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