Turn Everything Off
Keep the radio and television volumes low in the evenings in order to create an atmosphere that lulls you into sleepy mode, suggests Dr. Marks. This helps you associate the evening with slowing down so that you can mentally prepare your mind for sleep. “It’s hard to do this if at 9 pm. your house is just as loud and bright as it is at 4 pm,” says Dr. Marks. Touché.