Have you met people that sleep 5 hours and then run around like an energizer bunny the entire day? Or did you ever feel tired even after 8-9 hours of sleep?
There is a reason for both phenomena. Most people stay tense even when they go to sleep and this tension gets in a way of getting a good night sleep. Yoga Nidra or yogic sleep is a scientifically researched and proven technique used by many yoga teachers and therapists to release tension and stress. It helps to prepare brain for relaxation and re-energizes the entire body and mind in short periods of time. You can start by listening a recording of Yoga Nidra every time you feel tired and have 15 minutes to rest or right before going to sleep. Perfection comes with practice, so make an intention to try this technique every day for 2 weeks. Since it is not something that your brain or your body are used to doing, it might take a few days for you to relax completely and get the most benefits of Yoga Nidra.
Listen to the recording here: Yoga Nidra