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Sleep better tips

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 0

Sleep deprivation is a serious disease that affects around 50 million people in the US alone. It's something that people just live with and don't take so seriously but they should. In order to sleep well, you need to rest your mind, be free from worry and be thoroughly tired so you can get back to enjoying your sleep and tell everyone that you do indeed 'sleep well' at night.

It seems like the easiest thing to do but in reality people today work harder, longer and have more pressure and intensity on their lives than before which causes the mind to stay 'switched on' for longer which affects the sleeping patterns. This can cause road traffic accidents, make you fall down stairs, trip over and make silly decisions. It can be fatal too, as it can cause anxiety attacks or even heart attacks in some cases.

Sleep Well With A Range Of Insomnia Techniques

Warmth, relaxation and wellness are the key to continuing to sleep well. A warm bath with bath salts, listening to soothing music, some exercise to make you physically exhausted and steering clear of caffeine, alcohol and tobacco will stop any interruptions in your sleeping habits. You can ask your partner for a massage to dig deep into the muscle tissues and get the blood circulating your body properly so you can release tension. No matter how stressed you think you are, a good massage can put an end to your worries, even if it is until the next morning.

 In order to sleep well, you must free your mind of real tasks. Reading a fictional book helps your imagination run wild but it's not true so you can relax at night. If you read something that is strange then you maximise your chances to sleep well and it makes you temporarily forget about the stresses of day to day life. Also, don't take naps. If you feel tired, then go to bed for the night. If it's early then do the opposite, go for a walk and get your heart rate up so that when it's time to go to bed you will sleep well and for longer.

Ventilation and Herbal Remedies Help You Sleep Well

Warm milk or herbal tea will help you sleep well as it relaxes your nervous system and ensures that your nasal passages are clear for a good night's sleep. When you go to bed, ensure your room is well ventilated so that air can circulate. If you're too cold or hot, you will find that you will be restless or will want extra blankets to keep to an optimum sleeping temperature.

If you can, try and get fresh air breathing through the air. If you live in a hot country then an oscillating fan or leaving the door slightly open will keep the air moving around and keeps you at a nice temperature. If you can steer clear of caffeine and all stimulants, as well as sleeping at a normal time in good environmental conditions then you will most likely sleep well and feel better for it.


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