Little Things that can improve your sleep

Updated: Oct 21, 2021



The quality of your sleep at night directly affects your mental and physical health and how well you feel during the day. Sleep impacts your productivity, emotional balance, brain and heart health, immune function, creativity, vitality, and even your weight.

Here is a list of Little Things that can greatly improve your sleep;


  1. Set your Cooling temperature to 65 degrees

Our body temperature hovers around 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit (37 degrees Celsius), but fluctuates around 2 degrees Fahrenheit throughout the night. The drop in temperature starts about two hours before you go to sleep, coinciding with the release of melatonin, the sleep hormone. During sleep, body temperature continues to fall, reaching a low point in the early morning and then gradually warming up as the morning progresses.


2. Invest in Weighted Blanket


A weighted blanket is a heavy sheet designed to relieve stress and create a sense of calm for a sleeper. The popularity of weighted blankets has grown widely in the last year, thanks to the therapeutic benefits it provides to sleepers. an American scientist, first discovered deep pressure therapy to reduce anxiety in children on the autistic spectrum. They apply light pressure on the body to release oxytocin, similar to a Hug Machine. Weighted blankets work like a hug, using a technique called deep pressure stimulation (DPS) to make the sleeper feel more secure. Weighted blankets increase dopamine and serotonin in the brain. These are feel-good chemicals that cause the sleeper to experience a sense of calm, happiness, and well-being.


3. Memory Foam Mattress Topper


Memory foam is designed to accept your body's contours, which means any pressure points (shoulders and hips being the main offenders) will suddenly be relieved. The result? No pain while sleeping, and you shouldn't wake up feeling achy. So, whether you just suffer from a bit of back pain or have a condition such as arthritis, you'll feel better, fast.


4. Average Room Lighting (Not totally dark, not too light)


Managing your exposure to light in your home and in your bedroom is fundamental to creating a healthy sleep environment. With awareness, attention, and some simple planning, you can create a bedroom that guards against unwanted light at night, and protects the quality of your sleep until you are ready to wake. Curtains and shades on windows keep outside light from disturbing your sleep. Make sure window coverings are heavy enough to fully block light, and are well fitted to avoid slivers of streetlight or early morning sunlight from filtering in. Even brief exposure to light can interfere with sleep. Blackout curtains are designed to provide this kind of thorough protection against unwanted light.



 

If you resonate with all of these tips mentioned above or you want to particularly do specific things to your room may it be AC Repair, Lighting Installation, or Perhaps sleep training, you can always ask around for help. iTaskApp is a service providing platform where you can book any services you can think of from A to Z. Cleaning, to Financial Advisor, Real Estate Broker or a Tutor. Feel free to browse through our service list and find out how we can help.






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