Too Stressed To Sleep? 11 Ways To Put Anxious Thoughts to Bed


2. Practice Stress Management Techniques

Stress management techniques can influence the physical symptoms of stress and anxiety, like increased heart rate and muscle tension. Techniques like breathing exercises and meditation can slow your heart rate and work to reset your nervous system when it enters “fight or flight” mode.

Here are some techniques for stress-reducing you should try before going to bed:

  • Mindfulness meditation
  • Body scan meditation
  • Deep breathing
  • Yoga