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How To Get A Good Night’s Sleep

Written by Cara Barilla

In 2017, we are constantly being surrounded by different techniques to assist in sleep deprivation, battling insomnia and guiding ways to element the key source as to why your individual sleep loss has continued. After having your baby, your body is going through all sorts of ways of healing. Whether it’s your baby crying, depression, things running through your mind or bodily imbalance, there are always ways to trigger loss of sleep.  

Here are some techniques to assist in the healing process of sleep loss.

Routine: when you and your baby are in sound routine, things are more predictable and you will find yourself having to sleep more frequently. Speak with your local medical practitioner in regards to creating a healthy based daily routine, which will aid in the additional sleep for yourself and bub.

Diet: when someone consumes additional caffeine and high sugar content, it could keep you awake and unhealthy. Lower down your quantity of bad food intake, get plenty of dark leafy greens and balance your body. Once your body is healing from naturally sourced ingredients and healthier foods, you will be able to relax easily and have longer periods of sleep.

Keep your surroundings relaxed and positive: As parents, we are flooded with musical toys, loud sounds, our children and everything related. When it’s time for sleep, it’s healthy to disconnect from those loud, stimulating sounds so everyone in your household can relax their bodies and minds. A couple of hours before bedtime, begin to switch off all the surrounding lights and noise. This will effectively declutter our minds.

Water: water is the prime source for human development and the foundation of health. If we don’t drink enough water, we will become dehydrated and our body will come into a state of stress and tension. Consuming up to eight glasses of water a day assists in energy, positive health, great blood circulation, relaxing your muscles and your overall sleeping experience.

Relaxation and meditation: keep the surroundings of the home relaxing and tranquil by diffusing Vicks, eucalyptus, lavender, chamomile or tea tree in the air. Not only will this release tension and trigger feelings of happiness, it will also cleanse the air and prevent sickness. Consuming herbal tea or picking up a meditation class could really assist in sleep. When all of your muscles are relaxed, you will naturally feel more at ease for rest.

Slower paced: when we are moving a million miles an hour with lots of things constantly on our minds, we are not allowing our mind to rest by the end of the day. Try to simplify your life by decluttering your surroundings and thoughts.

When our body is at rest, all of our surroundings are at the prime mobile function. It’s best to speak with your local health practitioner in order to discover what your individual needs are. Remember to keep positive habits around you in order to gain quality body results.  

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