A decent night of deep sleep is what we all want but why do some of us struggle to get it? In this blog we reveal the top sleep tips on how you can improve your sleep.
Sleep plays a very important role in allowing us to generate new memories, optimising our cognitive functions and processing emotional states. In order to make the most of our sleeping schedules we must ensure that we have good sleep hygiene, improve sleep timing, and create the ideal sleeping environment. Some people claim that you can heal your mind by improving your sleep. With the right foods and supplements, and following the 8 tips listed below there is no doubt that you can improve your sleep. . . but this is not as easy as it seems.
There are many people in the world who do not get enough sleep which has a detrimental effect on their health and wellbeing. Chronic sleep deprivation has been associated with excessive daytime sleepiness, problems with focus and concentration, impaired physical agility, obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
How to get a better sleep?
There are a number of factors that affect our ability to sleep including noise, light, stress, diet and exercise. We all need 8 hours of sleep, but it is easy to get into the cycle of not getting enough. It can be difficult to change the routine once you have broken one of your sleeping patterns. Here are a few tips and tricks on how you can improve your sleep quality:
1) Sleep location
You must find the most suitable room that suits your sleeping habits. If you're a morning person you should sleep on your left side and if you're a night owl wake up earlier. Make sure the temperature is always comfortable.
2) Sleep routine
Follow a consistent sleep schedule that will allow you to get the best quality of sleep.
3) A good all natural sleep supplement
Try a good all natural sleep supplement to help you switch off. Be careful some of the pharmaceutical types can be very addictive. Keep it as natural as you can.
Exercising can help you sleep better. But make sure you do not exercise at least 3 hours before you go to bed.
5) No Napping after 2pm
Try to avoid napping after 2pm for your best sleep quality.
6) Avoid Caffeine
Avoid tea, coffee, soda and energy drinks at least 4 hours before bedtime. After all you don't want to wake up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom.
7) Avoid Alcohol
Avoid alcohol at least 4 hours before bedtime. If you do drink some small amount of alcohol you should have a glass of water to follow.
8) Avoid Electronics
Turn off your iPads, phones and other devices
Hope this helps
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