What To Do If You Wake Up At Night & Can't Sleep Again

What To Do If You Wake Up At Night & Can't Sleep Again

When the body is sleepy, surely you want to get some sleep. Generally, people will wake up after their body feels enough rest. But what if you suddenly wake up in the middle of the night and cannot sleep anymore because of something? Either because of thirst, wanting to pee, nightmares? Here's what you can do to get some sleep after waking up at night:


When you can't sleep again after waking up in the middle of the night, it's good that you do meditation. Sit back, take a deep breath and exhale slowly while closing your eyes. Do it many times until the body relaxes and sleepy again.

Breathing exercises

When lying down, practice breathing by taking a deep breath and hold for a few seconds, then exhale through the mouth. Do it again until it feels calm. It would be better if the atmosphere of the room is cold. You can open the window for cold air to enter or turn on the air conditioner for a while.

Making love

The body releases the hormone oxytocin to make you feel sleepy and fall asleep, then all you need is sex. When orgasm, the body will release the hormone love oxytocin so you will feel sleepy.

Read a book

If your eyes are heavy but cannot sleep, take a book and read it. Usually, people will be easily drowsy when reading a book. If you are already drowsy, just keep reading until you really fall asleep.

It would be awful if you had to wake up in the middle of the night and could not sleep anymore. So that's all that you can do to fall asleep again!