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Bright Ideas for a Better Nights Sleep

Posted May 17, 2017 by Sue Prichard

If you can’t get a good night’s sleep, you will try anything to find those elusive 40 winks. Some people change the mattress, others try a sleep diary, and some just grin and bear it. But, those are the tried and tested methods, and they are failing you. In your time of need, you need to turn to the methods that aren’t as popular because that’s all you have left. Anyway, whoever said you needed to be a sheep? Now is the time to be a shepherd, and these are the weird and wonderful tips that will help make it happen.  Also check out this great sleep guide thanks to  Asleepywolf.com

 

Have a good night!

Concentrate On The Bed

A bad mattress will keep you up at night, and that’s a fact. But, what about the accessories you put on the bed? Are they hindering your ability to get seven hours a night? The simple answer is yes. For example, the bed linen might not be comfy enough, which prevents you from delving into a deep sleep. It might seem extravagant, but investing in Versace bed linen can make you comfier and more likely to drop off at night. The bed sheets also help you regulate your temperature. Now that summer is on the way, getting too hot is a real problem. Cool, nylon sheets will keep you nice and fresh when the weather gets warmer. Also, don’t be afraid to change your pillow if the feathers are no longer springy enough.

Check Posture

Everyone has a favourite sleep position. However, your position might not be doing you any favours in the sleep department. The reason is simple: it might not be very comfy. Sure, it feels okay, but that’s only because you’re asleep. The truth is that your posture might be the reason you’re waking up during the night, and that affects your sleep patterns. People that sleep on their side are the main culprits. So, if you fall into this category, put a pillow between your legs to minimize the pressure on your lower back and hips.

Nap Time

Having a nap during the day seems like a bad idea. After all, it’s only going to make it harder to sleep at night, which makes it harder to stick to your routine. Although napping can be a hindrance, it is also a powerful ally in the right circumstances. If you’re suffer from sleep deprivation, you can use a nap to catch up on some Zs. All you have to do is rest for 20-30 minutes during the day and go to bed at the same time each night. After a short while, your body will begin to regulate, and you won’t feel like an insomniac.

Get Rid Of Electronics

Lots of people have electronics in their bedroom. It’s normal because they are handy and you might like to watch TV or surf the web before bed. The only thing is that electronics give off vibrations that are detectable by the human body. It’s usually a small red light that the eyes can sense, but it can be a quiet noise, too. Even though these seem insignificant, they play a massive part in sleep deprivation. Your only option is to get rid of them altogether and make the bedroom an electronics-free zone.

If these tips don’t work, you might want to see a doctor!

 

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