Sleep is an essential part of managing stress, regulating inner systems: heart activity, blood sugar regulation, and making healthy choices once awake. These tips will help you get a good night’s sleep.
Sleep is a remarkably productive and essential part of life. This is when the brain and body recharge for another day. Yet most of us just don’t get enough sleep. Stress, daily demands and of course, our smartphone, are probably the culprits that negatively impact your sleep.
5 tips for better sleep and recovery:
Too much or too little sleep can prevent you from performing at your best. Sleep better and wake up feeling more rested with this tip.
– Eat your meals (especially dinner) at the same time each day and at least two or three hours before going to bed.
– Limit naps to 30 minutes at least six to eight hours before bedtime.
– Stay active. Any activity is good. For best results, move for 20 to 30 minutes every day, at least four to six hours before bedtime.
– Limit your caffeine intake and avoid it after noon. Also avoid stimulants such as decongestants and nicotine.
– Go to bed at the same time every night and get up at about the same time every morning, even on weekends.
For most adults, a good amount of sleep is seven to eight hours a night.