Wellness - Other | 10-18 yrs

8 Different Techniques To Get A Good Night's Sleep

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 We all know that getting 6–8 hours of sleep is essential for our overall well-being. But when you hit the bed, sleep seems to elude you. You toss and turn in the bed, try harder to sleep but don’t get sleep. If the situation sounds familiar, we present some easy tips and techniques which will surely make you fall asleep. 

Sometimes a small change in your lifestyle will help you sleep better. Avoiding all gadgets and television late in the night, resisting the temptation for midnight snacking and creating a cozy atmosphere in your bedroom can help you have a peaceful slumber. Some of the techniques for better sleep include — having a warm bath before bedtime, using essential oils to relax and putting houseplants in your bedroom.     

Flip through the pages of this ClipBook to learn about the tips and techniques which will help you sleep better.

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1. Bedtime Snacks

Are late-night hunger pangs keeping you awake? The bedtime snack has been blamed for everything from insomnia to extra pounds. But the right ones can be healthy and help you get to sleep – and stay there. Here’s your guide to late-night snacking. ...

2. Stretches Before Sleep

Stretch before you hit the bed to get better sleep. With each pose, breathe in and out through your nose for a calming effect on the nervous system. It will help you sleep peacefully.

3. Warm Shower Before Bed

If you often have trouble falling asleep quickly, perhaps a change in your shower schedule can help. Taking a warm shower or bath at night adjusts your body temperature so you're nice and groggy by the time you hit the sack. When you come out of a...

4. Lavender Oil

There are many more reasons why we can’t sleep at night. It helps to gain an understanding of what can go wrong. Lavender oil can help you fall asleep. It is completely natural, and a much better solution than taking prescription medication. Read ...

5. Houseplants In Your Bedroom

There’s nothing worse than tossing and turning all night, before being awoken by the sound of your alarm clock just minutes after you finally manage to nod off! These sleepless nights can take their toll on our energy, productivity, mood and overa...

6. Self-Massage Promote Better Sleep

For some people, sleeplessness is something that happens occasionally, most people experience it on a regular basis, affecting every facet of their daily lives. Sleep deprivation is usually a sign of an increased level of pain chemicals in the bod...

7. Music For Better Sleep

Lullabies aren’t just for babies — they’re great for adults, too. Using soothing music to wind down before bed each night is perfectly acceptable— even encouraged — as a relaxation technique. It turns out that bedtime listening can even help peopl...

8. Scents To Help You Sleep

When it comes to your bedroom, playing with scents might do more than just make your room smell great; it might help you get a better sleep. Whether you’re lighting a candle, spritzing a mist on your pillow, or picking the best essential oil for y...

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