Improve your sleep We know this is often easier said than done, but trying to get a better night's sleep will improve your fibro symptoms and generally make you feel better. Try to get into a good bedtime routine, taking an hour before you go to bed to wind down. Make sure your bed is comfortable and the room is at a nice temperature. Some like to install black-out blinds to make their bedrooms very dark. Avoid stimulants before bedtime such as alcohol and caffeine. Tawra shares her thoughts on how to get a better night's sleep.