Sleep is such an important part of our day. A chance for our bodies to recuperate from the day and unwind from any stresses that we have had to endure. But yet so many of us struggle to get the good night’s sleep we deserve. It is so important to ensure that we are well-rested, but that takes some habit changes to achieve it. I thought it would a good time to share with you with some of the ways you can get yourself a decent night’s sleep.

 

Drink more water

Drinking more water may sound pointless when it comes to getting more sleep, but it can actually have a positive effect on your sleep patterns. At night, your body is relaxing and recovering from your daily activities. Fluid is vital for your organs and muscles to repair correctly. So it is important to make sure you drink as much as you can throughout the day. The recommended guideline is to drink at least two litres of water a day. It might sound like a tall order, but having a bottle of water to hand throughout the day will motivate you to keep sipping and remain hydrated. Not only can it help with your sleep patterns, but it can also have a positive effect on your skin condition, and affect your mood.

Invest in your bedroom

Your bedroom is where you retire for the evening, but yet so many of us can put a focus on other rooms in your home. It’s important to ensure that you invest in your bedroom. Look at your bed, especially your mattress. It’s essential that it is comfortable to ensure that you get a restful night’s sleep. Companies like Puffy offer a great selection of mattresses for your comfort. You should also consider how your bedroom looks and keep it tidy and in order. There is a common phrase that a tidy house means a tidy mind, but one of the main rooms this should apply to is the place you go to rest and clear your mindset.

Shut off the technology

Technology before bed isn’t a good idea. It can keep your mind switched on and working over time. People have a habit of checking into their social media right before bed, or perhaps glancing through emails or even reading the latest news articles. However, you can see a dramatic improvement in the quality of sleep you get by deciding against the use of anything to do with technology at least one hour before bed.

Tire yourself out during the day

It’s much easier to have a restful night if you are naturally tired. A great way to do that is to exercise during the day and fill your days. Exercise is a great way to ensure you get a good sleep. If you want to become more active, then a great way to do that is just to become more active. Walking is a wonderful way to get some exercise that you can fit into your day very easily.


I hope these tips help you get a better night’s sleep.

By Erica Buteau

Change Agent. Daydream Believer. Maker. Creative. Likes love, peace and Jeeping. Dislikes winter, paper cuts and war. She/Her/Hers.

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