Close to 10 out of 10 people will agree they never achieve the kind of sleep they do at home when they’re on the road and out traveling. We are creatures of habit, and our bodies get very used to a typical schedule, routine, lighting level, noise level, and mattress experience in our personal bedrooms. Our bodies become expectant of a certain kind of sleeping environment every night, and when we mix it up, poor sleep awaits us on the road.
You may be thinking: yes, I totally agree! What should I do to make sleep a better reality for myself on the road?
Planes, trains, automobiles, and many hotels have less-than-stellar sleeping arrangements for guests. Not everyone is going to be able to cater to the level of quiet and dark you’re accustomed to at home. The best thing you can do is try to recreate exactly what it is you like about sleeping at home.
Do yourself some favors the next time you travel. Prioritize your sleep.