Americans are under way more stress than years past. Obviously, that’s why so many of us have trouble falling asleep. But, there’s a surefire way to make your eyes tired that’s also good for the brain!
Read a book before going to bed.
Researchers from University of Sussex says reading a book in bed reduces stress levels by a whopping 68 percent! If you need a comparison, it’s more relaxing than drinking tea, listening to calming music, or going for a walk!
Elite Daily reports that it takes you just six minutes to completely relax if you’re reading a good book. So, if you had a rough day at work and want to shake it off, grab your favorite book! It’ll do the body good AND help you sleep!
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