Everyone with on-going insomnia has been told, “if you can’t sleep in 20 minutes, get out of bed”. Most are also told to then, “do something boring”. I don’t like any of this.
There is a much better way to know when it’s time to leave the bed, and it has nothing to do with time. And it’s not boring (or at least doesn’t need to be). Have a listen to episode 14 of my Sleep On It! podcast to discover the best way to do this most fundamental (and highly effective) part of CBTI!