How to Fall Asleep Fast: 10 Tips for Falling Asleep Quickly

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 24, 2022 • 3 min read

Our bodies follow a natural circadian rhythm that causes us to enter a sleep cycle every 24 hours. The body naturally promotes sleep onset when it releases chemicals like melatonin and adenosine. Yet for some people, falling asleep can be difficult. If you struggle with insomnia or experience more mild issues—like an overactive mind that keeps you from slipping into a restful sleep—there are steps you can take to more easily fall asleep.