Why is sleep important?
Sleep is essential for our overall well-being. It allows our bodies and minds to rest and recharge, promoting better physical and mental health. Getting a good night's sleep can improve our mood, memory, and concentration, as well as boost our immune system. Try the below techniques and tools to start improving your everyday through sleep!
Establish a bedtime routine
Creating a consistent bedtime routine can signal to your body that it's time to wind down and prepare for sleep. Try to go to bed and wake up at the same time every day, even on weekends. Engage in relaxing activities before bed, such as reading a book or taking a warm bath. Avoid stimulating activities, like using electronic devices or watching TV, as they can interfere with your sleep. Instead, establish a calming self-care routine to ease yourself to sleep.
This potent body Deep Sleep Night Oilfrom This Works will aid relaxation, relieve tension and help your mind and body unwind while deeply nourishing your skin during its rest phase. It uses Grape Seed Oil to lock in moisture, whilst skin is left lightly fragranced with This Works Deep Sleep signature fragrance of Lavender, Vetivert and Chamomile. The non-greasy, easily absorbed formula promotes sleep and radiant skin.
This luxurious Green Angel Night Cream is uniquely formulated to help maximise the skin’s natural repair system and help rejuvenate it throughout the night. With a blend of mineral rich hand-harvested Irish seaweeds and six organic essential oils, this cream will help nourish the skin while you sleep.
It also helps to hydrate and improve skin elasticity and target fine lines. The calming properties of the organic essential oils will soak into your skin luxuriously, helping prepare you for a good night’s sleep.
Create a sleep-friendly environment
Your sleep environment plays a crucial role in the quality of your sleep. Make sure your bedroom is cool, dark, and quiet. Use curtains or blinds to block out any external light, and consider using earplugs or a white noise machine to mask any disturbing noises. Invest in a comfortable mattress and pillows that support your body and help you maintain a good sleeping posture.
Yankee Candle Sleep Diffuser and Refills create a relaxing atmosphere to aid in a restful night's sleep.
Select from three fragrances, each specially blended with ingredients known for their calming properties, such as lavender, eucalyptus and cedarwood. Mess-free refill bottles make using the Sleep Diffuser a dream!
The calming warm glow of this Himalayan Salt Lamp is the perfect addition to your nighttime ambience. Relax alongside the soothing soft light as you complete your pre-sleep rituals and wind down for a blissful night's sleep.
Manage stress and anxiety
Stress and anxiety can significantly impact your ability to get a good night's sleep. Practice relaxation techniques, such as deep breathing exercises or meditation, to help calm your mind before bed. Consider keeping a journal to write down any worries or thoughts that might be keeping you awake. If your stress or anxiety persists, it may be helpful to seek support from a therapist or counselor.
Designed to enhance your sleep and ease anxiety, this weighted blanket has beads encased in square pockets to ensure even pressure across the body.
Perfect for those suffering from stress or anxiety and is an ideal weight for a child or young adult.
Perfect Your Bed
Making sure you have the perfect place to rest your head and body each night is perhaps the most practical part of this guide. Make sure your bed is as cosy as possible using the following methods.
For cool nights or to help ease any aches and pains, a heated underblanket is the perfect energy-efficient solution.
Make sure you always have the refreshingly cool side of the pillow with this Cool Touch Pillowcase, a clever tool for enhancing your sleep environment.