If you idealize getting a good night’s sleep, you’re not alone! You’ve heard it time after time- the quality of your sleep impacts your day.
Getting a full eight to nine hours of interrupted sleep can help improve every aspect of your life, from your relationship to your career. Who wouldn’t want to improve their mood, concentration, and energy level?
We covet the idea of a deep sleep, yet we are not always sure how to make that happen. In this blog, I am going to talk about sleep hygiene, pain relief, pillows, and comfort.
Your pillow matters! Not only are pillows comfortable, they provide support for your neck and back. Don’t take your pillow for granted. Because we have a natural curvature to our spines, we need to have pillows to help align our back at night.
Without them, you might wake up with a stiff back or a kink in your neck. Ask yourself a few questions before purchasing your next pillow. Do you have any health conditions? Do you travel frequently? In what position do you sleep at night? Are you pregnant?
When it comes to your pillow, the right fit is essential.
Make sure that your sleeping conditions are comfortable. Do you have sore muscles and need a massage or stretch pillow? How is your posture? Orthopedic products with memory foam allow your body to relax.
It will remember the contours of your body and give you the support you need. Acupuncture mats can make a huge difference when it comes to stress relief as well. There are products that can help your spine and posture.
There is a way to find comfort for your individual needs. You deserve pain relief at night.
If you’re revved up before bedtime, it won’t make for a peaceful slumber. What are some ways that you can unwind in a healthy way before bed?
Including some calm activities into your evening ritual may enhance your sleep. You could meditate, journal, take a warm bath, read, drink a cup of herbal tea, or stretch. Investing in yourself will uplift you.
When you take the time to engage in activities that encourage health and wellness, you will feel so much better.
Avoid caffeine and processed food
There are certain ways to undermine all of your best efforts at getting a good night’s sleep: caffeine and heavy eating.
Stay away from caffeinated beverages in the late afternoon and evening. Caffeine stays in the system for up to eight hours.
Eating a bunch of food, particularly processed foods with a lot of sodium and sugar, won’t help you unwind either. Try to eat a substantial dinner so you’re not hungry right before bed.
Now that you know these tricks on ways to get a more comfortable night’s sleep, there are no more excuses!
Soon, you’ll get that much deserved deep sleep. If you spend each night in pain, sweating, or tossing and turning, it’s time to take action. Speak with a sleep specialist if your issues persist, but try these tips first.
Invest in a pillow that’s the right fit for you, address your pain issues, keep a temperate sleep environment, unwind in a healthy way, and avoid items or actions that will disrupt your sleep.
I hope you have a peaceful slumber!
P.S. If you have muscle tension, need pain relief or spinal realignment, check out our Body Support Pillow With Removable Cover!