If your bedroom is not a relaxing space, you’re probably finding it hard to fall asleep when you go to bed. We all like the idea of having a relaxing bedroom sanctuary, but the reality is often far from that. In this list of five relaxing bedroom ideas, I’ll share my top tips to make your bedroom that relaxing space you can fall asleep in. Some you can get started on straight away!
In our quest to get a better night of sleep, it’s not just what we do once we are in bed that counts but also what we do before we go to bed. If we are relaxed before we go to bed, it’s easier to fall asleep. Having a set of options for how to relax before bed can really help you out.
I’ve put together seven ways you can relax before you go to bed, including some you can try tonight without needing to buy or have anything extra in your house. Some nights you might want to try one of them, others you might do several. I’ve also given you an estimate of how long each thing will take to do.
Good, restful, peaceful sleep… we all want more, we all know we need more. But it’s not always easy to achieve. There are several things you can do to help you sleep, but a standout strategy that many people find really helpful is using a guided meditation for sleep.
Have you ever heard of that? Have you ever tried it? Perhaps you’re looking for the right meditation that will work for you.
There are a lot of us who are walking around without getting enough sleep. It negatively impacts our health and our lives in so many ways. We’re slowly waking up to this scary fact, and we are now bombarded with all sorts of gadgets and potions to help us get a better sleep. Sleep and Sound Machines have been around for a while now: I think it’s worth having a good look at exactly what they are and what they do.You might have heard of people using white noise to help babies go to sleep, but had you considered using a sound machine to help you sleep? There are many Sleep and Sound Machines designed for adults, and lots of people find they can not only help you fall asleep more easily, they can also help you get deeper sleep too.
Perhaps you think naps are just for babies, older people, or for when you’re sick. They’re not! Naps are for everyone! I love to nap, not that I get much chance to. But when I do get the time, I head straight for a nap because there are actually some really amazing benefits of power naps. There are loads of reasons why naps are so great, I’ll take you through four of the biggest benefits of power naps. I’ve also made a handy list of tips on how to take a power nap at the end of the article for you.
When you think of sleep aids, you might automatically think of natural herbs and supplements. However, there is a lot more to sleep aids than just pills you can pop. In this article, I outline four natural sleep aids that work, and you might be surprised by some of them.
I’ll answer the question “what is melatonin and how does it work?” for both natural and supplemental melatonin in this article. I’ll also give you three simple tips on how you can make sure your body is optimizing its melatonin production at the right time of day. This may be more helpful than taking a supplement, so I highly recommend you read to the end to find out what you can do to help yourself.
A lot happens while we are asleep, we don’t simply shut down, paused to resume action the next day when we wake up. Sleep isn’t even one entity: it has four stages. What are the different stages of sleep? The first three stages are just named by their number, as you can see below. They are collectively known as the non-REM sleep stages. The fourth stage is REM sleep, which stands for rapid eye movement sleep (read on to find out why).
The best room temperature for sleeping… is this something you have spent time thinking about? Or do you just hop into bed each night, no matter what the season, and hope for the best? Perhaps you’ve gone to bed nice and cozy, only to wake up sweating a few hours later and aren’t sure why. Maybe you do everything in your lifestyle to help you get good sleep, but still wake up feeling tired. Could the temperature of the room be playing a part? The answer is yes, it absolutely could.
I feel that in running a website about choosing a mattress to help you sleep well, I have a responsibility to talk about sleep related topics with you. One of the most important things I could ever discuss with you is therefore “why is sleep so important?”. There are many, many reasons, and they affect every aspect of your life.