– Checking the clock: This can make you more anxious and make it harder to fall asleep.

– Avoid caffeine and alcohol before bed.

– Watching TV or using electronic devices in bed: The blue light emitted from screens can interfere with sleep.

– Napping during the day: Long naps can make it harder to fall asleep at night.

– Eating a heavy meal before bed: This can make you feel uncomfortable and make it harder to fall asleep.

Breathing exercises for falling asleep: 4-7-8 breathing:

1. Inhale slowly and deeply through your nose for a count of 4.

1. Hold your breath for a count of 7.

3. Exhale slowly through your mouth for a count of 8.

4. Repeat steps 1-3 for 4-5 minutes.