Getting a good night of sleep might seem harder than you think by starting with simple changes to your nighttime routine. These simple sleep routine tips will have you waking up in the morning feeling well-rested.
The light from our various screen devices strain the eye and throws the body off the natural circadian rhythm which messes with the natural sleep schedule. Try to cut back your screentime before going to bed that will help prepare your body for rest.
You can consider alternative pre-bedtime activities to cut down screentime while relaxing reading a nice book, meditating, or do yoga. An easy transitional adjustment is trying the nighttime mode under your screen settings that will help adjust your eyes that you can set near your regular bedtime.
Before going to bed try some aromatherapy with essential oils such as lavender and eucalyptus that smells great while relaxing your body for bedtime. Fans of tea can try a calming cup of chamomile tea that will help you relax with the added benefit of the calming smell of chamomile.
You can also help to improve your sleep quality by changing your surroundings to create a more conducive sleep environment that will help you get to sleep. Blackout curtains help to block any excessive light and get your body ready for sleep naturally by associating darkness with bedtime.
Another suggestion to promote staying asleep is using earplugs and an eye mask to promote a better night’s rest without being disturbed. The latest sleeping trend is the weighted blanket that is gaining popularity for promising a better night’s rest while keeping you warm and reducing anxiety.