No joke; beauty sleep is a legit thing! After all, puffy eyes were made for sleepy heads but as well as your appearance, sleep is heavily tied to your physical and mental health. It helps to balance your hormonal wellbeing, stabilise your blood pressure and repair your muscles.
Everyone has different needs but here are three simple ways to reward yourself with 7-8 hours of the good nights kip that you so well deserve.
Sorry to spell it out but your bed should only be reserved for sleep or sex. I know it’s easy to get distracted by Instagram and YouTube videos right before bed but using your bed as a home office can keep you up. Avoid that by not watching TV or using your phone in bed, responding to emails in it, eating in it (...you get the gist).
2. MAKE SURE YOUR BED IS COMFORTABLE
Your bed could be the cause of your lower back pain, your plateauing fitness performance and your mood swings so investing in your bed is really important.
I recently got a great Sleeping Duck mattress and love it because;
It was easy to order: You simply choose your size, how firm you want your mattress and then voila, you’re ready to place your order.
The delivery was quick: My mattress was tracked and came vacuum packed in a (very heavy) box within 1-3 working days.
- It stays cool at night, especially important on warmer evenings and
You don’t need to try before you buy because Sleeping Duck offer customers the opportunity to swap the firmness of your mattress free of charge within 100 days if you feel your selection was not right for you.
3. MAKE A FEW SMALL CHANGES
Wear an eye mask, read a book, drink some camomile tea, try going to bed and waking up at roughly the same time 6 days a week and treat yourself to a lavender filled bath a couple of hours before bed to help send you off.
This blog post was brought to you in collaboration with @sleepingduckhq #SleepHappy