Effective Ways to Sleep Peacefully During a Breakup

Breaking up is one of the most emotionally draining experiences that we go through in life. It can be difficult to sleep during this period, especially for those who struggle with anxiety and depression. In this blog post, we provide practical tips on how to get better sleep during a breakup.

1. Practice Relaxation Techniques

One of the best ways to improve your sleeping patterns is by practicing relaxation techniques such as yoga and meditation. These practices help you clear your mind, reduce stress levels, and promote relaxation throughout your body.

Deep Breathing Exercises

Deep breathing exercises are an effective way to calm down racing thoughts before bedtime. Lie down flat on your back with one hand on the chest and the other on your stomach and take deep slow breaths while counting from 1-5 as you inhale then exhale slowly while counting from 5-9.

Sleep Guided Meditations

You can also try listening to guided mediations or mindfulness apps like Calm or Headspace that offer specific content focused around healing after breakups.

2. Create A Sleep-Conducive Environment

Another important factor when trying to get a good night’s rest during a breakup is creating a comfortable sleeping environment that promotes relaxation.

A Comfortable Bed And Pillow

Investing in high-quality bedding including pillows will significantly improve how comfortable you feel at night leading up tp better quality sleep

Different Temperature In Your Room At Night Time Maintaining proper room temperature ranging between 60°F -67°F helps create optimal environmental conditions necessary for deep sleep

4.Exercise Regularly

Mindful Exercise To Clear The Mind Of Negative Thoughts
Exercises such as running swimming cycling among others have been proven time & again their effectiveness in releasing the body’s natural happy hormones -endorphins- which help to reduce stress levels and clear negative thoughts.

Avoid Grueling Excersizes

Avoid doing high-intensity workouts a few hours before bed as this can make it hard for you to fall asleep. Instead, opt for more relaxing exercises such as yoga or stretching.

4. Avoid Certain Foods And Drinks At Night

Caffeine, Alcohol, caffeine,sugar-filled foods & late night heavy meals should be avoided at all costs so your body doesn’t have to work harder than usual during times when lack of sleep is most apparent


During a breakup getting quality sleep isn’t always easy but by creating a conducive environment through relaxation techniques, regular exercise and avoiding certain foods/drinks will go along way in promoting better sleep patterns that are essential in maintaining optimal health. Remember also that these tips might not work right away but with patience consistency and mindfulness these methods are sure to lead to improvements over time leading up tp better overall well being