McKenzie Hyde holds a Master of Arts degree from Utah State University where she studied literature and writing. While there, she taught argumentative writing and wrote a variety of articles and analyses for literary and academic journals. Getting quality sleep doesn’t have to be a nightmare. Below are simple steps you can take to fall asleep fast stay asleep longer.

For example, researchers found that experiencing peace of mind before falling asleep was linked to a higher chance of pleasant dream experiences. On the other hand, anxiety typically led to negative dream affect. Research suggests adults with night terrors are more likely to have a history of anxiety and depression.

As many as 75 percent of children say they’ve had at least one nightmare. A 2016 study of kindergarteners suggests children’s nightmares happen more frequently, and feel more distressing, than many parents realize. Nightmares are intense dreams that may provoke terror, anger, or disgust.

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Try changing the outcome of your nightmare when you’re awake, Loewenberg suggested. This is especially effective with nightmares that are a result of past trauma. Another common cause of nightmares ― especially recurring ones ― is trauma. These “tend to not be symbolic in nature, but rather a replay of the traumatic event. These are typically post-traumatic stress nightmares,” Loewenberg said. We received our sleep coach training through the Spencer Institute to better understand the nuances of sleep science.

With this faith we will be able to work together, to pray together, to struggle together, to go to jail together, to stand up for freedom together, knowing that we will be free one day. I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood. I am not unmindful that some of you have come here out of great trials and tribulations.