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You Deserve Only The Most Restful Sleep

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Sleep is a massive, vital part of our health. Many people consider the ability to exercise and diet, maybe even to meditate as one of the vital underpinnings of health. While these habits and disciplines are absolutely beneficial, they would be nothing without sleep. Sleep is the thing that helps us stay sane, helps us face another day, and can refresh our entire mindset. You are a better person when you gain restful sleep. You deserve only the best of that.

So why not take a few moments to consider your sleeping habits? Is there anything you could implement or change to make this reality much better? Could it be possible that instead of falling in your bed at the end of a long and stressful day, you are instead nourished and supported by your sleeping schedule, increasing your sleeping quality to imbue you with better moods in the morning? I’d suggest that it’s entirely possible, and here’s how:

 

You Deserve Only The Most Restful Sleep

Light

The light levels of your room can either impede or benefit how you rest. Some people prefer a nice level of twilight in their bedroom at all times, while others prefer intense darkness. It might be that implementing a simple night light (no they’re not just for kids,) or using sheer roller blinds for a great control of light in the evening could help you get shuteye without needing an often sweat-inducing face mask. These options can also help you gain the light level you need without having to worry about a lack of ventilation in the summer months.

Noise

It’s unlikely there is going to be much noise emanating from your bedroom when you’re trying to sleep unless there are buzzing items of electrical equipment you might need to switch off before sleeping. But noise coming from outside can, unfortunately, wake all of us up. Particularly if you live near a busy district of a city, a large road or a bar with a large bottle bank outside. For issues like this, consider purchasing a strong supply of memory foam earplugs (they’re often cheap,). Or you could reorientate your bedroom, change the location of your bedroom in the house, or complain to your local council. You deserve quiet sleep, and sometimes a little action will help that.

Scent

Believe it or not, but the scent of your room will either impede or help you sleep. We’d recommend using fresh lavender, potpourri or light and fragrant timed scented implements to mask odours, and to give your room that sense of freshness it deserves. Preventing your pets from coming into your bedroom can also be a big help, not only when cleaning but also in the hygiene and general atmosphere of your room. There is nothing less conducive to a healthy sleep than allowing your pet to sleep on the bed with you.

With these simple tips, you are sure to enjoy a restful, wonderful and long sleep each night.

How do you make sure that you have a good night’s sleep?

Hugs

Lucy

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