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Things Successful People Do Before Going To Bed

Rujuta Patil
Reading, writing, planning for tomorrow, praying, or counting the hours of sleep, what is the one thing you do everyday before going to bed? Get to know what successful people do before they end their day.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Polyphasic Sleep
It refers to sleeping multiple times (more than once or twice) in the period of 24 hours. It is said that Leonardo da Vinci, Napoleon, and Nikola Tesla practiced this.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
What are some of the best things to do before going to sleep? Some good habits... that you have learned on your own, and were not taught to you as a kid, or if they were, you have grown up to understand them and follow them with your heart.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
All of us have some peculiar 'I-do-that-everyday' kind of thing. A look back upon the entire day, checking on the 'To-do' list, or just getting yourself cozy in the bed with your favorite book that you always wanted to continue reading since the last night, or something that makes you feel at home.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
It is like you cannot answer why you need 'that one pillow' to rest your head on before you can even think of sleep. Let us take a look at what else can be added to that goody basket of ours, as seen from the practices adopted by many.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
What Successful People Do Before Going to Bed
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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You shouldn't wonder anymore where all the intelligence and brilliance comes from.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
With a few exceptions, reading is the favorite activity of almost every single successful man or woman. Be it for half an hour or an hour, these avid readers see it as a stress-buster and carve out a separate slot from their daily schedule for reading.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
They also come up with some innovative ideas as they get good insights from the daily chunk of reads.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
A read before sleep time may be a novel, an autobiography, a magazine, or even a comic, anything that keeps them in a good mood, or opens a new window to what others are thinking, doing, and creating.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Reflect on the Day
Taking a concluding call on how things went for the day, reflecting on one's areas of strengths and weaknesses, expressing gratitude towards the good things happening that day, is a very common and powerful routine observed by many.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
It lets you sum up the past few hours in a retrospective mode, giving a sense of fulfillment about the tasks you completed. You also get a chance to talk to yourself, and introspect a little.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Spend Time with Family
Sharing with your partner what you did the whole day, how you felt, asking them about how their day was, discussing a small but important decision related to your house.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
And playing with kids, putting them to bed, cuddling your pets, are all little acts of love that add to your emotional security. Going to bed together helps in assuring the family of the emotions of peace, warmth, and the bonding you share as one unit.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Do you even need to be reminded of that? Isn't this what you strive for the entire day? The successful men and women know that, and they make the most of it.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Switch Off the Phone
As simple as it may sound, this tiny action ensures a great deal of peace and tranquility to our minds. Perhaps because, switching off the cell phone requires one to deal with several work-related tasks and any urgent communication to be wrapped up well in advance.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
No wonder, this is a deed of topmost priority with all famous people, including especially the executives of social networking sites!
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Plan for the Next Day
A 'To-do' list for tomorrow is how some successful minds like to start their way to a good-night sleep. This helps them clear their mind off the worries they might have accumulated throughout the day.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
It is a great tool to effectively manage your time, especially when you have multiple chores (work related and personal) to attend do. Proper planning for the next day guarantees a stress-free mind, and saves you some dreadful nightmares too.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Write
Maintaining a journal or a diary for themselves is what many successful people enjoy doing. How very creative, to let the mind out on paper, and feel relaxed!
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
May not necessarily be a habit that led to their success, but definitely one for a healthy mind. Besides, noting down your thoughts about the day, even in the quickest possible way, adds up to the framework to your gradually-building autobiography.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017