A Simple Hack for Better Sleep

A hot bath can help you fall asleep faster and sleep better, but you need to get the timing and temperature right

Robert Roy Britt
Elemental
Published in
4 min readJul 31, 2019

--

Photo: Dougal Waters / Getty

RRelaxing in a bath before bedtime has often helped me fall asleep, but I never knew why. I figured it had to do with, well, relaxation. The reality has more to do with tricking the body into kick-starting its natural sleep…

--

--

Robert Roy Britt
Elemental

Editor of Aha! and Wise & Well on Medium + the Writer's Guide at writersguide.substack.com. Author of Make Sleep Your Superpower: amazon.com/dp/B0BJBYFQCB