How to get a Great sleep at night
Tossing and Turning on bed has become the destiny for most of us as insomnia is growing to become a major problem across the US.
Stress, tension and anxiety have become our constant companions making us loose our sleep. Nothing can be more relaxing and refreshing than a good night sleep.
Also it has been discovered that sufficient number of sleeping hours are required by the body to stay fit and fine.
So, here are some tips to help you relax and enjoy a great night’s sleep:
In order to relax the first thing you should do is stop your mind from overworking.
One of the major causes of lack of sleep is that we keep on planning the tasks that we have to perform next day.
The tension of getting something missed is what gives us sleepless night which can be easily avoided by making diary writing a part of your daily routine, capturing all your days’ event and also the list of to-do things.
Say No to Idiot Box and Yes to Books
Recent research findings reveal that viewing disturbing images impact our brains for at least 4-5 hours. So avoid watching TV or reading horror books before bedtime.
Instead opt for motivational books that will help in soothing your frayed nerves also helping you in getting sound sleep. Good thought helps the your body in getting positive energy that propels you to sleep.
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Peace & Comfort should be your roommates
Well no one could sleep well on an unmade bed with dirty linen and smelly room full of sounds.
So prepare your bed using fresh clean sheets, dim the lights or darken the room, light up some aroma candles and yes put your mobile on silent mode before calling it a day.
This relaxed atmosphere will surely help you to get a good night sleep.
Early to bed, Early to rise
Early to bed, early to rise makes a person healthy, wealthy and wise. In ancient religious documents it is clearly stated that sleeping and eating at regular hours helps in maintaining good health.
It is suggested to hit the bed by 10 PM and get up at 6 in the morning to enjoy fresh air and sunshine. Following a set pattern regulates your body clock thereby helping you get a good night sleep.
Also one should eat a light dinner, at least 3 hours before going to bed. After lunch rest a while, after dinner walk a mile.
A light stroll after dinner will help in digesting the food that will ensure a good night rest.
Also try eating something light for dinner instead of heavy food that may cause gastritis or acidity and will further create problems in sleeping.
Bid sleeping pills good bye and welcome exercise
The most common remedy used by many to ensure 4-5 hours of sleep is to pop up sleeping pills.
These drugs and pills can do you more harm then good as you may end up feeling dizzy the whole of next day.
Also drug induced sleep doesn’t help to relax your body but further slow down your senses making you feel more fatigued. Instead take a shower and have a warm glass of milk before sleeping.
Rather then being dependent on harmful medication, tire out your body by engaging yourself daily in some form of physical exercise.
Play an hour of tennis or any other sport that you enjoy which will not only help you to sweat out toxins but physical exercise will also help you get a good night sleep.
If you are unable to take out one full hour at a stretch, break your workout in 20 minutes stretch. Be regular to see the tangible benefits.
So good night, sleep tight and yes save yourself from stress bites!