6 Top Tips for Sleep Hygiene

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Getting to sleep may have been a problem for a while but it is time that you get the long-awaited sleep time. This is the can be the start point. Sleep hygiene is about the appropriate and conducive environment to sleep and attain good sleep patterns. It is time to get rid of all the clutter and get into slumberland, here are top six recommendations.

Tip #1: Sssshhhh and Lights Out

Keep the bedroom quiet and switch off the light. You can keep the room dark and silent with the help of ear plugs and eye mask. This will boost your sleep quality.

Tip #2: Keep off Gadgets

Keep off gadgets like computers and smartphones at least two hours before bedtime. the light from these gadgets disrupts sleep by stimulating the pineal glad. The pineal gland is located in the middle o f the brain, it receives signals from the retina from the light of the gadgets and sends wake up messages keeping you awake.

Tip #3: Pre-relaxation Mode

Before going to bed, you need to get into relax mode. you achieve this by drinking some herbal tea, taking deep breaths or taking a warm bathe or shower.

Tip #4: Avoid Alcohol

Alcohol is relaxing but this does not last for longer in the night. Alcoholic drinks tend to increase blood sugar after a while and this may wake you up in the middle of the night thus interfering with your sweet sleep.

Tip #5: It’s all about Sleep

Make the bedroom the sleep room. Avoid all things that  may disrupt  your sleep (the above tips).

Tip #6: Music

Listening to soft music or favourite lullaby is not limited to toddlers but its is also appropriate for adults. Soft music or lullaby help the body and mind relax which is be-fitting for great sleep.

Enjoy your sleep like the Sleeping Beauty.

Namaste!!

Carole

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