There's no big secret to sleeping. You just get into bed and close your eyes, right? Well, that's only if you're lucky — sometimes, drifting off to la-la land is easier said than done. So, how can you avoid staring at the ceiling at 2 a.m.? Well, there are actually a slew of tricks to help you fall asleep faster and
get deep, quality sleep
According to Dr. Rebecca Scott
, a sleep specialist at the New York Sleep Institute, the key to a full night's rest is having a pre-bedtime routine that helps you wind down. And, we're spelling it out for you. From finding the right room temperature to making the most of your beauty sleep with Olay
, here are all the hacks to prep for your best sleep ever. There'll be no counting sheep tonight.
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