Tossing and turning at night instead of sleeping? Worrying about the ridiculous cable bill, stressing over the unexpected car repair or questioning your career choice? We’ve all been there, losing sleep over our major and minor problems – followed by waking up in an even worse mood. Total Debby Downer. Maybe It’s time to switch gears and channel Positive Paul/Patty’s happy vibes before bed – and then get some sleep.
A study from the University of Manchester found that people with positive thoughts slept longer and reported better sleep quality than people with negative thoughts before snoozing. The good news? You can train yourself to flip the switch from negative to positive thoughts. It’s as simple as employing some easy – but powerful – positive talk before bed. These motivational quotes will help steer you in the right direction.
“Your future depends on your dreams, so go to sleep.” – Mesut Barazany
“If you want a head start on tomorrow, eat breakfast tonight – that way you can sleep until lunchtime.” – Anonymous
“Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I’m reborn.” – Gandhi
“We count it as a certainty that everyone naps in paradise.” – Anonymous
“A night without dreams is like a cupcake without frosting.” – Anonymous
“Three meals plus bedtime make 4 sure blessings each day.” – Mason Cooley
“A well spent day brings happy sleep.” – Leonardo de Vinci
“When you lie down, you will not be afraid. Your sleep will be sweet.” – Proverbs 3:24
“Any kid will run any errand for you if you ask at bedtime.” – Red Skelton
“Tomorrow is going to be the best day ever!” – Anonymous
When you find yourself in a bad mood before bed, think about everything you’re grateful for or what makes you happy. Regardless of your mood, remain positive and know that tomorrow will be a fresh start so get your snooze on and relax.
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