Journal Your Thoughts
Experts say that doing a “brain dump” (writing down your to-dos and worries) before bed can help clear your mind so you’re more likely to have a restful sleep.
Spiral Journal Hello Lovely, $15; indigo.ca
The scents of marjoram, camomile and neroli will help usher you off to dreamland. Use three to five pumps at bedtime, misting overhead or directly on bed linens, to promote relaxation and sleep.
Saje Sleep Well Restful Sleep Mist, $13; saje.ca
A soft light, which gradually increases over 30 minutes, stimulates your body to wake up naturally. By the time light has filled your bedroom, your chosen natural sound (think lapping waves or chirping birds) ensures that you’re up and at ’em.
Philips Wake-up Light, $99