Updated: Mar 31
October 13th, 2021
Tips to Have the Perfect Sleep
Critical to education, learning, and performing your absolute best is a solid night’s sleep. Feeling rested and raring to go is baked in so heavily into proper brain functioning that we don’t run at an optimal level without it. Whether you are starting work early, have morning classes, or just want to craft some hobbies, a night of good sleep is paramount to achieving success.
In this blog post, I wanted to talk about some tips and tricks for getting more sleep and improving the quality of that sleep. Just because you sleep for a while doesn’t mean that it was restful as it could be! With millions of people who have insomnia and chronic sleep deprivation, it is essential now more than ever to spend some time creating the optimal sleep conditions and environment. It could even save your life as several studies have shown that regular sleep deprivation can shorten your life span as it doesn’t allow your body to fully recover from the day! But enough talk about that, let’s get into some of the strategies!
The first tip is to create a cool room to sleep in. Studies have shown that having a cool room allows the body to relax and is conducive to better sleep. Not only that, but it’s just extra cozy when snuggling up underneath some warm blankets! I’m sure we’ve all had it where on a hot summer’s night, we are absolutely cooking and laying on top of the covers trying to fall asleep. Turn the thermostat in your house down a few degrees below body temperature to create that cozy atmosphere and go to sleep quicker.
This one isn’t a crazy idea, but make sure there is as little light as possible seeping into the room. As certain types of light trick our brain into thinking it is daytime, the brain will try to keep itself awake. Close the curtains on your windows and turn