We are a very diverse group of people, but we all love one thing: sleep. And that's how we do it every day - although not always eight hours.
A lot of people struggle to get good sleep habits. People work hard all day, waiting for the moment they get to lay on their comfortable beds and get a good deep sleep. But when the time comes, all they get is the struggle to fight off insomnia. Stress, tension, and depression also deprive people of sleep. Our team understands this problem, and they would like to extend a helping hand with tricks to improve sleeping habits. We believe the saying: sharing is caring.
A good night's sleep is as significant as ordinary exercise and a healthy lifestyle. Research shows that poor sleep has adverse effects on hormones, brain or body functions, and health. It can also increase the risks of weight gain and depression. In contrast, a night of good sleep will give new energy and improves brain and body functions.
Your sleeping habits profoundly affect the quality of your sleep. If you are facing sleep problems, then you must consider changing your habits.
How to improve sleep habits
Follow all the given tricks to improve your sleeping habit. These tricks have been tested by our team, and they proved to be extremely useful.
Reduce irregular or long daytime naps
Sleep is a good exercise, but it can make extreme changes in your health and lifestyle in the daytime. It is beneficial to take short naps of 20-30 minutes in the daytime, but increasing the time duration and having a long and irregular rest can result in insomnia or sleep problems. Irregular sleeping cycles can be one of the causes of insomnia and sleep problems.
Mario -a member of our team- always seems to be energized and calm just because he takes a short nap in the daytime, which absorbs all of his tiredness and gives him new energy. He doesn’t recommend sleeping more than 20- 30 minutes in the day time.
Take a relaxing bath or shower.
Reza suggests bathing. Relaxing your mind before bed is very important because a depressed mind will not let you sleep. Take a warm bath or shower before bedtime and relax your body and mind. Research has concluded that it can help improve overall sleep quality and especially help adults to have a long deep sleep.
Get a comfortable bed and pillow.
Rober acknowledges the importance of proper bedding. You may have tried various tricks to get a night of good sleep, but if you are not getting good sleep then it can be the fault of your bed and pillow. A comfortable bed and pillow have crucial roles in your sleep quality.
It would be best if you upgraded your bedding at least every 4-5 years because a new and comfortable bed and pillow can enhance sleep, whereas a poor quality pillow or mattress will breed the chances of neck and back pain.
Reduce blue light exposure in the evening
Esther recognizes the effect blue light can have on sleep. Blue light tricks your body into thinking it’s day time. At night, the brain produces melatonin- a hormone that helps you feel relax and get a deep sleep. Blue light emitted by electronic devices like smartphones, TV, and computers can profoundly affect the production of melatonin and can disturb your sleep cycle.
The best way is to avoid the use of any electronic devices before bedtime. If that seems impossible to you, you can also wear glasses that block blue light or download apps like f.lux to prevent blue light on your laptop.
Optimize your bedroom environment
Macarena takes special care to optimize the environments of their bedrooms. We believe that the surrounding environment profoundly affects our sleep quality – a peaceful and dark environment will give you a night of deep sleep; in contrast, a noisy and blue light surrounding can double your struggle to get a good sleep.
But what if your partner can’t sleep in the dark or you are having trouble sleeping during travel or day time short naps? Ostrichpillow Light is just the tool for this problem. Designed to work as a pillow but also as an eye mask, it blocks out the light creating the perfect environment for a good sleep, no matter what the occasion is, whether you are at the home, office, or traveling. This easy to carry pillow has negligible weight.
To create we need to dream, and to dream, we need to sleep. This is how we do it, and we’ll keep dreaming so you can do it too in absolute comfort.
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