If you are easily awaken by small noises and you wake up often because of them then you are a light sleeper that is not getting a good rest. Having a good night’s rest is essential for you to be fully active, revived and with a fresh mind the next day. If you are a light sleeper you might try getting a White Noise Generator. This machine is a good way to mask all those sounds around you that get you up. What does it do? It produces a pleasant sound that gently inhibits all the other annoying sounds and therefore helps you stay asleep.