Cutting out the 9 common sleeping mistakes would be a good start! One of the biggest barriers between you and some serious shut eye is your mobile. Take a look at just how your sleep and life could be improved by controlling your mobile phone addiction. A number of techniques that can be used to improve your mindset can also be used to improve your sleep. Take a look at this blog to find some great transferrable skills.
The Sleep Foundation says that GCSE and A Level students need up to 10 hours sleep, while adults need around 8. Click the above link to see how much sleep your age range needs.
Something you definitely shouldn't do is watch TV. Watching TV before going to sleep not only delays what time you go to bed, but it also effects the quality of your sleep, so try switching to a book. Also, if you like drinking tea at night switch to something without caffeine like peppermint or camomile tea and stay off your phone!
If you've got something important happening the next day, then what you think about as you lie in bed could have an impact on your performance and also affect how well you sleep. If you've ever found yourself tossing and turning because of nerves then changing your thoughts to recall past positive experiences can help ease those nerves. Similarly, recalling all the good prep work you've done, thinking about your own performance and not comparing yourself to others can help prevent cluttering your head with negative thoughts. For more advice about what to think about at night, check out this blog.
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