Any person will tell you it is hard to juggle family life and work with sleeping. In fact, it can sometimes feel almost impossible. As soon as you’ve closed your eyes, you’re awake to make breakfast, dress the kids and take them to school and start work and you CANNOT do a good day’s work on not enough sleep.
Both you and your work deserve the best you. Its therefore essential we make the most of the time we have, and that means having a good night’s rest. These top tips will help you make sure you get the sleep your body and mind have both been craving.
An Inviting Bedroom
The bedroom is a person’s solace. It’s their one place in the home that’s not (often) filled with toys or children. That’s why it’s essential to make it as inviting as impossible. While you might feel you don’t have the time, energy or money to invest in your bedroom, it really is worth it. We often sacrifice our own needs for the sake of our work or family, but we must think about ourselves sometimes for our own sanity and well-being.
It is amazing how welcoming a bedroom can become with just a splash of paint, some new wallpaper or luxurious bedding. You deserve a space to simply relax and unwind, so create your own mini retreat from the craziness of parent life. You will happy you did.
A Hot Bath
We all deserve a little pampering, and a nice hot bath can help you do just that. It is a great way to unwind your bones after a busy day at work or with the kids, ensuring you have a great sleep, so you feel refreshed for the next day.
With all of the demands on our time and attention, this can lead to tension that keeps us up at night. Chamomile tea soothes and relaxes your body so you are ready for sleep, allowing a mind and body to feel a whole lot calmer. It also happens to taste great, too!
A Comfortable Bed
It goes without saying that a comfortable bed is the key to a great night’s sleep. Not only do you need to invest in a high-quality mattress, but you should purchase a sturdy bedframe too. The last thing you want to do is retire to your bedroom each night to sleep in a creaky or restricting bed, so opt for something a little more relaxing, reliable and stylish.
You might not realise it, but a streetlamp gently shining through your vertical blinds might be the one thing disrupting your sleep. Blackout blinds will ensure your room is pitch black, so your body will succumb to the darkness to enjoy a wonderful night’s rest. You know that sounds good.
So, what are your top tips for getting better sleep? It really does effect how your day will go!
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