Sleep, the important and most useful way for humans to refresh their energy remains one of the things that boosts the general well being of a human. While the human body is built to sleep to recharge, some other things takes it away, making it extremely difficult to find sleep and causing a dwindle in health and wellness.
There are numerous articles online that talks about the things that could cause sleep deprivation and we’ll highlight some of them along with what we think you can do to beat it.
Restlessness can be triggered by stress or feeling unsettled. No matter how much you try to relax, once you become restless, it may take hours before to sleep.
Pro Tip: Studies have shown that taking a shower before getting into bed can actually help you relax, making your body expectant that sleep is the next thing on the agenda.
Ensure you take your bath a few minutes before the time you plan to sleep. This will cool your body both internally and externally, preparing you for sleep.
As much as this seems like a little pick in the grain, it makes up a whole lot. It has been widely established that worrying does not solve anything, it actually does more bad than good.
People are constantly worrying about one thing or another, causing frustration and the urge to find a way out. The mind tends to automatically find answers to different questions making it difficult to be relaxed thereby affecting our sleep pattern.
Pro Tip: When in a situation like this, it is advisable to wash or submerge your face in cool water. This helps as it stimulates your nervous system.
This can be different for people depending on how our body works. Some can’t find sleep with the light on while some can never sleep with the light off. On another hand, some prefer the light dim while trying to sleep as it creates an atmosphere of calm and ease.
Pro Tip: Observe your preference and aim to do just that. Allow the mind and body to integrate smoothly to allow a good night sleep.
Remember sleep is important and time should be invested in understanding the pattern that works for us. The more we understand it, the easier to adjust our schedule to it.
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