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.