So Daylight Saving Time hit, and your sleep has also taken a hit. It doesn't take long for that sleep deprivation to add up to a whole lotta tired mess. So how does a person fall asleep faster?

According to Baylor University NERDS scientists, it takes one simple trick.

Got your pen and paper ready? Perfect! You're all done!

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The trick - part of a study that was published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology (sounds fun!) - says that to help you fall asleep faster, you just need to write down your to-do list before you go to bed.


Any worries, concerns, them down. Knowing that you won't forget what you're freaking out about can actually help you zonk out quicker. The more details you can write down, the faster you should fall asleep.

Just try not to write a novel. It'll be morning before you're done.

H/T: Time

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