6 Tricks That Will Help You Become One Of Those People Who Can Fall Asleep In Minutes

Tossing and turning for hours as you struggle to fall asleep can make you feel like a zombie in the morning. But short of popping an Ambien, is there anything you can do that will really help you fall asleep faster?

"The question alone sort of implies an idea that somehow it's under our control," says W. Chris Winter, M.D., author of The Sleep Solution: Why Your Sleep is Broken and How to Fix It. "We don't talk that way when we talk about hunger or thirst or other things our body needs to survive."

The main reason sleep can seem so elusive is that we simply give it too much power. But these tips can help you show sleep who's boss, and finally get the rest you're after—no sheep required.

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