A Good Night’s Sleep Does Not Always Come Natural
At the end of a long day, all you want to do is lie down in your warm, inviting bed and have a long, restorative sleep. Yet you may be surprised that when you lie down, you can’t actually get to sleep. Maybe you are too stressed from the day, or maybe there is a physical reason that is keeping you awake.
You don’t need to take sleeping pills to get the quality sleep you need. You just need to use these simple tips to help you get the restful night’s sleep you crave:
Create a Nightly Ritual
Parents of young children know the importance of creating a ritual to help set the tone for bed time. But adults tend to forget how important this is. You can’t just jump right into bed and expect to fall straight to sleep. You need to create signals that prepare your body to wind down.
Your ritual can include taking a hot bath or shower, brushing your teeth, reading a book, having a calming cup of herbal tea or warm milk, or listening to soft, instrumental music. The key is to perform the ritual at the same time each night and to perform the same actions.
Watch Your Nutrition
The things you eat have a big impact on your overall health and your sleep health. If you eat too many sugary foods or drink too much caffeine, you will be too wired to settle down at night for sleep. You should limit sugar and caffeine, especially in the latter half of the day.
The key to a healthy diet is to eat plenty of good fats, lean proteins and vegetables to give you a slow release of energy all day. You won’t crash hard at the end of the day, disrupting your energy and sleep cycles.
Good exercise is key to a good night’s sleep. When you exercise every day, you help your body better regulate your hormones, which have a major impact on sleep. You’ll notice that you have more energy and are able to focus better when you exercise regularly. You’ll also feel more ready for sleep at the end of the night. Exercise just helps your body do what it needs to do.
Create a Soothing Sleep Environment
To clear your mind, you also need to clear your room of clutter and make your sleep environment more soothing. Buying a storage bed or wall bed will help with this. Both space-saving beds will help you to reduce clutter in the room.
You can either store items under your bed with the storage bed, or you can store items in the shelves and cabinets attached to the wall bed. Either way, you will create clean lines in your room so that when you lie down at night, there are fewer things for you to focus on or worry about. You can enjoy the simplicity of the room and really clear your mind from the day. You’ll feel ready for bed in no time.
Lift & Stor Beds sells a large selection of storage beds, Murphy walls beds and DIY bed kits to help you get just the right bed for your soothing sleep environment. These beds come in a range of sizes, from twin to king. They will help you make the most of your space while also creating a peaceful area for a sound night’s sleep. If you are having trouble getting to sleep at night, order one of our space-saving beds and try these other tips to get the Zzz’s you need.
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