Tips to help you sleep better and become a healthier person.
Not sleeping well is bad for you in so many ways, still, we tend not to take sleep deprivation even half as serious as we should!
Take a look at what happens in your body when we deprive it of the sleep it needs to recover.
Why aren’t you getting enough sleep and what can you do to change it
One reason you don’t get enough good sleep could be the bed you are sleeping in. An uncomfortable bed and pillow can make you suffer neck or back pain. Finding a comfortable sleeping position could be the missing piece in your sleeping pattern. With our client Ecus Sleep we have worked on an innovative project to amplify their range of mattresses and bring an even more satisfactory sleeping experience to their customers.
But once we have taken a look at the basics it’s time to profound our search and look at things we can do to improve our sleeping habits. Here are a few tips:
Reduce negative stress. Try to resolve unfinished business and don’t cling on to things that are not in your power to change. Write down things you need to get done the next day to avoid thinking about them as you try to fall asleep.
Exercise regularly. Exercising regularly will help you feel better, regain more energy and you’ll feel more tired when it’s time to go to bed at night. Adrenaline and endorphins could, on the other hand, keep you up if your workout comes to close to your bedtime.
Avoid caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol. Don’t consume any beverage containing caffeine at least six hours before going to bed and try to decrease your intake throughout the day.
Let your bed be a place for rest. Don’t bring work or your phone with you to bed – doing so can increase your stress levels and prevent you from falling asleep. If you haven’t fallen asleep after 30 min, get out of bed and read or listen to some calm music. Return to bed when you start feeling sleepy.
If you are lucky enough to have a baby in the house, which is the case of many working new moms and dads at Inspiralia, you are probably not getting enough sleep. Take advantage of your time off from work to disconnect and recover your strength, take turns to sleep and if you can, ask friends and family for an extra pair of hands. And remember it’s a temporary ‘condition’ you will possibly miss once it passes.
Enjoy your sleep tonight!