3 Nighttime Rituals that Will Change Your Life

3 Nighttime Rituals that Will Change Your Life

Starting your day off with success begins the night before. As you’re well aware, having a good night’s rest is the difference between becoming an extra on The Walking Dead and a Wonder Woman in the office. If you’re out and about until three a.m., there’s no morning routine out there that can restore your day back to full productivity. That’s why successful people rely on nighttime rituals to kick-start their days off right, while ensuring some much-needed time for fun and relaxation. Here are 3 of their nighttime rituals you should adopt tonight: Disconnect from work Michael Woodward, Ph.D., organizational psychologist and author of “The YOU Plan,” says, “The last thing you need is to be lying in bed thinking about an email you just read from that overzealous boss who spends all their waking hours coming up with random requests driven by little more than a momentary impulse.” As tempting as it is to burn the midnight oil at work, let’s face it; after a full day, you’re about as productive as a sloth come nighttime. That’s not to mention that opening an email will set off a chain reaction of work-related worries; which is not what the doctor ordered for relaxing into a deep sleep. Instead, consider shutting down your phone/tablet/laptop as one of your must-have nighttime rituals. If you absolutely need your phone, consider putting it on airplane mode or fooling with the settings until all work-related notifications are banished. Reflect Do you ever crawl into bed and start worrying about a slip-up or the bad things that might happen tomorrow? It happens to everyone, but there is...