Not getting enough sleep can cause many issues including mood swings, irritability, depression, poor concentration, mental confusion, and even hallucinations. Generally you need about eight hours of sleep each night to keep your body healthy. Many people report that they have difficulty sleeping due to symptoms of a mental health condition such as anxiety, depression, or post-traumatic stress disorder. Other people have physical pain, stress, or racing thoughts that keep them awake. Luckily, it is not at all impossible to keep your mind and body relaxed during bedtime in order to make it easier for you to fall asleep. If you’re someone who thinks too much at night, here are some ways to get rid of those racing thoughts.