We all know that sleep is incredibly important but, even so, there are still a lot of us who don’t get enough hours of it each night. There are various reasons why that is, but it usually down to our busy lifestyles these days. There is just so much going on that we don’t have time for an early night or sleep in! Plus, some people suffer from sleep conditions, such as insomnia, which can reduce their quality of sleep each night.
One way you can improve your sleep is to improve your knowledge of it. Once you know more, then you will be better equipped to figure out the best solutions that can help to improve your own sleeping habits. Here are some secrets of sleep that you may not be aware of. Hopefully, they can help you get a better night’s sleep!
You Might Not Need 8 Hours
I’m sure that you will have read that you need around eight hours of sleep each night. Most sleep guides say that between seven and eight is the optimum amount. However, this will definitely worry those of you who seem to survive perfectly well on just six hours each night. But don’t worry too much. In fact, the right amount of sleep is however much makes you feel energized the following day. So, if you seem fine after six hours, then that is the best amount for you!
Mattresses Make A Difference
The bed and mattress on which you sleep will impact your sleeping patterns. In fact, many people find that upgrading their mattress to a new one that has been developed using modern technologies, such as Tomorrow sleep memory foam, can help them get lots of Zzzs every night. These newer mattresses will offer your back a lot more support, which can make your bed more comfortable, helping you drift off.
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Set Yourself A Routine
Parents always set bedtime routines for their babies and toddlers, so it makes sense that routines will also help adults sleep better. And it’s true; it really does work! If you set a routine for an hour or so before you go to bed, it will help your body and mind learn when they should preparing for sleep. Not only that, though, but some of the things that you do during this routine, such as drinking a cup of chamomile tea or not using digital screens, can help you improve the quality of your sleep even more.
It might be worth ditching your pajamas. That’s because they could be making you overheat ever so slightly in bed. Even though you may not think it is too hot, your PJs could be preventing your skin from breathing properly which could make you uncomfortable. You might find that going nude helps you fall asleep a lot quicker than usual.
As you can see, there are quite a few different ways you can try and improve your sleep habits. Hopefully, these tips all help you with that!