7 tips for a good night’s sleep

Everyone requires a specific quota of rest daily. It is essential for your health and overall well-being. Sleep is one of the most pivotal parts of the human lifestyle and irregular or disturbed sleep can cause a bunch of health and lifestyle ailments. You do not need to pop pills to sleep well, just a few lifestyle changes can help you achieve that. We have put together a list of the best tips to make sure you get a good 6-8 hours of sleep, including a few hours of REM sleep too.

Make a to- do list for the next day

This keeps your mind at peace about what you are going to tackle the next day. You know what you are going to do and the time you have allotted for the same.

Keep your clothes ready

With the to- dos worked out, this not only prevents you from emptying your cupboard in the morning but gives you time and energy to look into details like accessories and things to be taken with you. Don’t spend too much time on this though, lest you find yourself up at 2 am, wondering what to wear the next day.

Dim lights

Dim out your lights or switch them off completely. In case you are living in a shared apartment, dorm or with someone who works late in the night, use eye protectors to shade you from the light from their bedside lamps or gadgets.

Loose but warm clothes

Loose clothes help your body breathe and keep you comfortable. They also are ideal while travelling on a long journey. Let the clothes remain warm. This will not only help you avoid the blanket. It helps you jump right outer that of your bed on hearing the alarm rather than snoozing the alarm and snuggling under the covers imagining how cold it must be outside.

Unwind

Keep away from all tech at least an hour before you sleep. This will help your body and mind calm down and bring better sleep. Unwinding also requires remaining quiet or reading a book or writing in a gratitude journal.

Reading

Surprisingly, reading works for enhancing the mind. You will not only remember what you have read but you will be able to read many books and the habits of all successful people are the increased number of books that they have read.

Set a sleep time

Finally, set up a regular sleep time. Your body clock will automatically tell you that it is time to sleep. Set up the above routine before your sleeping time. Initially, you will have to set up a reminder to make sure you keep up with your daily sleeping time.

All in all, having a consistent night time ritual will help you sleep better and awake refreshed. Regular exercise also goes a long way in tiring out your body and preparing you for a good night’s rest. Try out some of the top workout programs we have reviewed.  Do you have any healthy hacks that have helped you sleep like a baby? Let us know in the comments section below.

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