5 Steps to a Better Night’s Sleep

February 21, 2019

Sleep can make a difference in our lives. To live a quality life we have to make time for sufficient sleep. A good night’s rest offers many benefits that can make a huge difference in our lives during the day. This article will present tips for you to have a better night’s sleep and to feel more energized and prepared for your day.

 

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One way to sleep well is to to try and stick to a sleep schedule.  It us important not to disrupt your sleeping cycle too much when the weekend comes, because this will have a negative impact on your sleep pattern during the week.

 

Next you want to watch what you eat and drink, especially before bedtime. This has a tremendous impact on how well you sleep at night. If your diet includes large amounts of sugar and soda, it may be hard to calm yourself down at night, which could have an impact on how well you sleep. Maintaining a healthy diet is very important.

 

In addition, create an environment that is calm, quiet, and dimly lit. Having such a room will help improve your quality of sleep. This will help your nerves and your mind become at ease and help you sleep peacefully. Using a fan to maintain the circulation of fresh air, an eye cover to block out light , or ear buds to keep sound out will also help if you are the type of person who needs a completely dark and silent room to be able to fall asleep. For comfortable sleep options to add to your night’s sleep you may want to Eightsleep, which has a variety of ultra comfortable mattresses to choose from. Another helpful idea is to limit how many naps you take. Napping too much will ultimately make you less sleepy at night, resulting in you staying awake all night and feeling sleepy all day.

 

Lastly, you want to manage your state of mind. Stressing less will help your mind relax and help you sleep calmly.  This will give you the strength and determination to get through each day.

 

Sleep is a very important part  of our lives. Unfortunately, sleep deprivation is very common and if you feel you might be dealing with it, these tips may help you. Of course, everything takes time, especially if your sleep pattern has been thrown off for a while. It has been generally accepted that it takes a habit  21 days to form, so following these tips for about a month will help you sleep well eventually. If you are a college student, you know how important it is to get sleep so that you’re prepared for long days of classes, assignments, and activities. Sleep is the one thing that can make or break your day.

 

Sabrina Christine attended California State University East Bay and received her B.A in Liberal and minor in psychology. She’s also planning on getting her B.A in computer science this year. She currently works online teaching English to students. For fun she loves to take long walks with her English Lab, and enjoy the sunset.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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