September 25, 2020 2 min to read
7 quality sleep solutions to give you a better night’s sleep
Category : Health
Do you wake up even after a long night’s sleep feeling tired and groggy? Maybe you feel like you’re getting enough sleep but can’t stop yawning throughout your day?
You may be getting enough sleep but perhaps the quality of your sleep isn’t the greatest.
A good night’s sleep can be hard to find with all the hustle and bustle of the world around you. But that doesn’t mean that you have to suffer fitful and restless sleep.
This guide will help you with 7 quality sleep solutions to give you a better night’s sleep!
1. Get Comfy With Your Circadian Rhythm
If you’re not sure what your circadian rhythm is then let me explain. This is your body’s natural wake and sleep cycle. Typically, this cycle coincides with day time sunlight and the nigh time moonlight.
When your cycle is out of whack, you’ll typically go to bed at different hours and maybe even wake up during the night. The first of our quality sleep solutions is an easy one: establish a sleep routine.
Try going to bed and waking up at the same time every day, yes even on weekends. You’ll notice that you’ll start waking up without the help of an alarm clock and even start feeling sleepy around the same time every day.
This is the first and most natural sleep aid to get you started no getting quality sleep.
2. Set the Bedroom Mood
No, we don’t mean THAT mood!
Set up your bedroom to be as sleep-friendly as possible. If you live in the city, invest in a good set of blackout blinds and/or curtains.
You’re going to want to completely block out the city lights during your sleep because those lights will trick your body into thinking it’s not time to sleep yet.
The circadian rhythm we mentioned before is tied to the sun and moon. This means making your bedroom as dark as possible will trigger the sleep function of your rhythm.
An alternate option for helping you get up, especially in the winter, is investing in some light therapy. There’s plenty of options on the market like an alarm clock that mimics sunlight to help you set the proper bedroom mood.
3. Look At What You Eat and Drink
Take a look at what you eat and drink during the day and make notes on how that impacts your sleep. Sometimes food intolerances can heavily impact your ability to get quality sleep because of digestive issues throughout the night.
Be especially mindful of the quality of food you’re eating as well. Nourishing yourself with healthy foods and drinking a lot of…
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