Sleep Better and Faster

Are you struggling with how to sleep better at night naturally?

Is your day to so busy and chaotic that you have to stay up late, just to carve out some time for yourself? Leaving you feeling even more exhausted the next day?

Well, here’s a little tough love – learning how to sleep better is one of the most important rewarding things you can do for yourself and your health. If you want to look and feel better during the day, you have to make sleep a priority!

Stop trying to make up for lost sleep on the weekends, stop saying, “yes” to everything, and instead schedule yourself into your calendar. Put your sleep and your sanity first and foremost.

Are you struggling with how to sleep better at night naturally? I was too! But, not anymore here’s 10 sleep tips and tricks I use.

Here’s the Thing –

Believe me, I know how it easy is to get caught up running from one thing to the next with little time for yourself. Or to be constantly woken up by your toddler…

However, I made a commitment to myself and my family to learn how to sleep better at night naturally at the beginning of this year. And I can’t tell you enough how much better I feel and how much more we enjoy each day!

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10 Ways to Help You Sleep Better and Faster:

These are the tips and methods I use to fall asleep easily and arise rested and refreshed. Try one or try them all to find out what works best for you.

#1 Put on Socks

Yep, this first sleep tip is that easy! Studies say you’ll fall asleep faster if your hands and feet are warm. So slip on some cozy socks before bed. And if want to amp things up apply any of these essentials for sleep to the pulse points on the bottom of your feet.

#2 Soak in a Warm Bath

Even a ten-minute soak in the bath can make all the difference to relax muscles and induce sleep. If you had a stressful day add some essential oils to your bath or check out this Sleep Tight Bath Salts recipe to create a relaxing bedtime ritual.

10 Ways to Help You Sleep Better and Faster: These are the tips and methods I use to fall asleep easily and rise rested and refreshed. Try one of try them all to find out what works best for you.

#3 Drink a Cup of Tea

Pour yourself a cup of caffeine-free tea, like chamomile tea popular for its calming abilities. Or apply a drop of chamomile essential oil to your wrist and inhale for the aromatherapy benefits.

#4 Spray your Pillow

If you’ve tried a number of things to fall asleep without success try using one of the easiest essential oil sleep recipes ever – a DIY Pillow Spray for Sleep.  Or simply add a drop or two of lavender to your pillowcase just before laying down.

#5 Wear a Sleep Mask

If you have anything in the bedroom that is putting out any light, such as an alarm clock or blinking notifications on your phone try wearing a sleep mask to block out the light for better sleep. I love this one from our lookbook. But, if you’d like to sew here’s a sleep mask pattern.

how to sleep better with essential oils printable

Print this Essential Oils for Sleep Guide and blank blending worksheets from Oily Chic Library or pin for later.

#6 Spray on Sleep

Lavender’s aroma has been shown to improve sleep by a number of things (source). Use its aroma to make a non-greasy and quick-absorbing Lavender Sleep Spray to sleep better and faster.

#7 Diffuse Essential Oils

Lavender is just the tip of the iceberg when comes to using essential oils for sleep. There are so many options and diffusing a combination of those is one of the best ways to enjoy essential oil sleep benefits. Try one or all of these five essential oil diffuser methods.

Here’s 10 tips and methods I use to fall asleep easily and sleep better at night naturally.

#8 Take a Bubble Bath

What’s more relaxing than a bubble bath for your body and mind? You love it, your kids love it, what’s not to love? And it’s so easy to make a calming homemade bubble bath perfect for bedtime!

#9 Slather Up

Do you apply lotion before going to bed? Why not slather on lotion infused with essential to help you sleep better? Make this DIY whipped body butter recipe infused with lavender essential oil.  

#10 Roll it On

If making lotion is out of your league, make an easy essential oil roller for sleep instead. Simply combine your favorite essential oils for sleep into a roller bottle and top with great carrier oil from this list.

Are you looking for ways to sleep better at night naturally? I was too! Use the 10 quick sleep tips to get the rest you deserve!

Save these 10 tips on how to sleep better and faster to come back to tonight! I’ve used each and everyone to improve my sleep as well as my husband and daughters sleep. Try each one and find out what works best for you and your family to sleep better at night.

P.S. Find more of my favorite ways to use essential oils for sleep on Pinterest. Don’t have your oils yet? Get your oily kit today!