A third of our life is spent sleeping, and I bet most of you are doing it wrong! Falling asleep is a taught skill that anyone can learn and can be done in 2 minutes as learned during World War 2. https://www.artofmanliness.com/articles/fall-asleep-fast/ Yes, you have to be physically relaxed before you can fall asleep. Then once you are physically relaxed, think of nothing at all to get mentally relaxed and off you go. Some somewhat obvious tips for a good night's sleep: First, don't fall asleep wearing a full outfit of clothes. Barely enough clothes to be sanitary is best. Don't drink a bunch of water, or you'll wake up in the middle of the night having to pee. A few sips is good. Don't drink caffeine after 9P.M. It stays in your system for 4 hours and really screws up your sleep. Don't fall asleep with the light on. That's a good way to wake up with a headache every single morning. Don't listen to music to fall asleep. Buy a White Noise Generator. https://www.amazon.com/Marpac-Classic-White-Noise-Machine/dp/B000KUHFGM?th=1 Put down the E-devices, they will lop off an hour or two of prime sleep each night. If you wake up in a pool of sweat, you used too many covers or you have some kind of crazy mattress wrapped in plastic. Don't just tolerate this, make changes fast. Once you get a good rhythm going every night, your body will want to fall asleep at the same time every night due to the body's circadian rhythm. Now there is debate on which way is best to lie in bed. https://www.onhealth.com/content/1/best_sleeping_positions_sleep The consensus is flat on back is best, but there is some debate if lying on your left side is better. If you are drunk, face down is best so you don't puke in your sleep and choke to death. If you only have 1 pillow, stop being a heathen and buy 2 more pillows! Foam is superior to those cheap 5 dollar polyester stuffing pillows that make your face hurt when waking up. Wash your bed sheets once and a while, it's really comfortable. If you smell dust when you first wake up, you're way past due. If you wake up exhausted everyday and you've accounted for all other factors, you might have sleep apnea. Set up your phone to record you sleeping one night and watch to see if you stop breathing in the middle of the night a lot. This is a dangerous condition in the long term and fairly treatable if you know about it. If half your dreams are underwater and you keep waking up gasping that's a big tipoff. If you must sleep during the day, consider buying a blindfold and ear plugs for $20. So, this is the thread dedicated to sleep. Talk about anything you want. Is 7 hours of sleep enough? I need almost 8 to function best, but I hear some people live on 6. Thread count is life. Buy maximum thread count sheets and pillows.