Not Sleeping? 5 Steps To Help You Sleep
Think about all the factors that can interfere with a good night’s sleep — from pressure at work and family responsibilities to unexpected challenges, such as layoffs, relationship issues or illnesses. It’s no wonder that quality sleep is sometimes elusive.
Fortunately you’re not doomed to toss and turn every night. Consider these simple tips for better sleep, from reducing evening light to taking extra minerals in your daily routine, scroll down to learn the 5 steps which can make important changes to help you. Below are 4 great videos which cover the areas which can make the most improvement for your ability to sleep, we also supply the supplements you will need to help the body relax.
Even dim light can interfere with a person’s circadian rhythm and melatonin secretion. A mere eight lux— a level of brightness exceeded by most table lamps and about twice that of a night light—has an effect, notes Stephen Lockley, a Harvard sleep researcher. Light at night is part of the reason so many people don’t get enough sleep, says Lockley, and researchers have linked short sleep to increased risk for depression, as well as diabetes and cardiovascular problems.
Make sure you get the morning sunlight too, go out for a walk or sit and read in a very bright room, this will help reset your circadian clock. Another tip is to ground yourself by walking on the grass and wearing an earthing band when you sleep or get an earthed bedsheet, we’ll be adding these products soon.
Download the F.lux program here to filter out the blue light in the evenings from your phone and computer. The Uvex Blue light Blockers for sleep are linked on the left.
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The Science of Sleep, Russell Foster – Why do we sleep?
Arianna Huffington on The Science of Sleep and Success
Avoiding Blue Spectrum of Light at Night