How To Get A Good Night’s Sleep
It’s World Sleep Day on the 15th March. This sounds like my kind of day, but then again I expect there’s a lot of people out there that feel like this is their sort of day. In honour of this important day, I thought I’d pull together our blogging community’s best tips on how to get a good night’s sleep.
A comfortable mattress and pillows, plus a proper tog duvet for the season is Vicky from Miss Tilly and Me’s advice.
Frances from Whinge Whinge Wine says she has found that she has slept much better since she got blinds installed. Reducing the light noise in her room has really helped!
Joy from The Sensory Seeker says her top tip to get a good night’s sleep is to go to bed at a regular time.
Little Stuff’s Laura suggests only use the bed for sleeping. Reading/playing etc all to be done in a chair/on floor or elsewhere. Bed should cue the brain to sleep.
The Incidental Parent Erica jokes and says, don’t have kids. But her actual tip is to limit social media and computer use after 8pm.
Emma from Emma Reed also agrees with the screen time ban. She also adds that it’s best not to have caffeine after this time either.
If you can meditate an hour before bed it will help your mind stop racing. Sophie from Soph Obsessed says this helps her to switch off much easier.
Kate from Dark Tea says she wears an eye mask to reduce sensory input. She also uses one ear phone to listen to sleep stories.
What other tips would you suggest? You can add these in the comment below. Wishing you a peaceful night’s sleep!