Aug 18 2016
Everyone knows having a good night's sleep is beneficial for your overall health and well-being. For those of you who love to pull late-nighters, be it catching up on work or finishing that season of drama series, you know how it feels like the next morning - that sluggish inertia to kick-start the day.
While counting sheep might be one of the ways to help you fall asleep, we thought we could share with you some of our tips to help you to get more quality sleep and rest time. Give them a try and let us know if any of the tips work for you.
Have A Sleep Schedule
If you're one of those folks who likes to sleep at really irregular timings every night, maybe it's time to change that for better days ahead. Try sleeping at the same timing, and a little earlier, so that your body can accustom to the new timing. That in turn helps your body to "inform" you when you need to sleep. It's going to be hard for you nocturnal people out there but try it, you will feel a difference in a few days' time.
Start Working Out Again
It's very easy to opt out of your exercise regime. It's as easy as saying "I've got stuff to do today." We know most of you know this already, but a little exercise during the day can prove to be of help when getting to sleep. It releases endorphin, which helps to reduces stress, and in turn, improves your ability to sleep. Working out also helps you focus better during the day. Not to mention, regular exercise also keeps your body fit and healthy. So get your butt off your seat and get moving!
Prepare To Just... Sleep
We know most of us scroll through our lnstagram/Facebook/Snapchat feed, play a few rounds of games on our phones or tablets, or read a book on our bed before we doze off. Well, if you want to sleep better, you might want to stop doing these when you are about to go to sleep. All these activities right before bedtime actually stimulate your minds, making it hard for your mind to relax and making you feel more awake than ever.
Make Your Bedroom Sleep-Friendly
Essentially, a bedroom should feel like a bedroom, at least to you, it should. Be it neat or messy, make sure your room is always ready for you to enjoy a good night's sleep. You can also use scents,such as lavender and peppermint, that help you to relax in the form of diffusers, candles and essential oils. Temperature also makes a difference in the quality of sleep. According to Time, 18°C is the optimum temperature to help with achieving a good sleep. The bottom line is to keep your room nice and cool.