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Vampire Diaries Star Nina Dobrev Shares Swimsuit Video Surfing 

Here are all her secrets to getting a good night’s sleep.

Nina Dobrev is hanging ten – in her swimsuit. In one of her latest social media posts the Vampire Diaries star visits Kelly Slater's Wave Co. Surf Ranch and shows off her moves in her bathing suit. "Does this mean ive earned the right to use the chaka emoji now?" she captioned the post. How does the actress keep herself mentally and physically fit? She is devoted to self-care, including rest. Celebwell rounded up some of her top secret to getting a good night's sleep. 


She Tries to Go to Sleep by Midnight


"Just like my weight, the timing fluctuates [laughs]. I try to go to bed at ten and on good nights, I am able to. For the most part, I crawl into bed at ten and watch a TV show or a movie and fall asleep by 11:30 p.m. or midnight. Not bad, but it could be better," she told The Cut about bedtime. 


She Uses a Sleep Mask

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How does Nina deal with jet lag? "It's the worst. But then again, it's not. I travel so much and I'm in so many different time zones, but for the most part, I'm pretty lucky because I sleep well on planes. Other than that, I always have a sleep mask, because if there's even a crack of light, I'll be up," she told The Cut. 


She Sleeps with a Sound Machine On


"I also sleep with a sound machine. Sound machines are my secret weapon because they drown out any noise and keep you in this even-keeled environment that's peaceful and chill, she told The Cut


She Drinks Chamomile Tea

Nina has another "trick" up her sleeve when it comes to sleep. "Chamomile tea," she said. "Those are my tricks. I don't count sheep or anything."


She Reads

"To unwind at night," Nina might watch something on Netflix. "Or I'll read. I recently finished Cat Marnell's How to Murder Your Life," she told Harper's Bazaar. Aside from helping you to get to sleep, there are other health benefits of reaing. One Harvard study published in Social Science & Medicine found that people who read books regularly had a 20% lower risk of dying over the next 12 years compared with people who weren't readers or who read periodicals. 


She Hydrates

To avoid looking like she is tired, Nina has a health hack. "I was on a vampire show for a very, very long time, so we shot at night and [I] didn't sleep very much," she told Vogue. "One thing that I learned recently is that dark circles appear because you're dehydrated, so it's important to drink a lot of water."

Leah Groth
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