How to Fall Asleep Faster (No Pills Required!)

There's a reason it's called beauty sleep. While you snooze, your body is hard at work repairing and renewing cells, which helps improve the appearance and health of your skin. When you don't get enough shut-eye, it takes a toll on your appearance and is detrimental to your overall health (chronic lack of sleep has been linked to high blood pressure and depression, among other things).

But sometimes the hardest part of getting enough sleep isn't the decision to not watch one more episode of Gilmore Girls—it's, well, actually falling asleep once you crawl into bed. If you find yourself tossing and turning, unable to doze off (and thus overcompensating with five cups of coffee the next morning), it's time to try one of these tips. They'll have you drifting off in no time.

Keep reading to see six tips that will help you fall asleep—fast.