Do you feel like you’re always trying to catch up on sleep? There is a growing list of distractions that are always around us when we’re crawling into bed for the night. These distractions can make it difficult for our minds to settle from all of the day’s activities, and they often result in the deprivation of sleep. Read on to see which distractions might be affecting your sleep and why sleeping is so different than it was ten years ago.
There are a lot of ways to measure success and just as many ways to make habits that will lead you to a successful life. One simple habit, although not always easy at first, is to get a good night’s sleep. If you want to see more success in your life, check out some of the benefits below!
Are you struggling to get a full night’s sleep? Then you may want to think long and hard about how exactly you’re falling asleep on your mattress and what positions you’re slumbering in throughout the night. There are a number of popular sleeping positions that most people utilize every night, but not all of them are created equal! These positions are split up between Back Sleepers, Side Sleepers and Stomach Sleepers.
Late dinners and late night snacking may be affecting your sleep more than you realize. Around 70 million American adults complain about some form of sleeplessness, and many don’t even recognize that they may be sabotaging their own sleep. Here are a few foods that you should stay away from in the evenings (three or so hours before bedtime), as they can significantly disrupt your sleep, leaving you groggy and exhausted come morning. Also feel free to to view our post of foods that help you fall asleep and stay asleep.
You’ve heard it a million times—getting enough sleep is incredibly important to your health. But have you ever considered that your late morning, weekend wake ups are actually harming you more than if you woke up at the same time as you normally do throughout the week? Several studies have been done over many years on this question of consistent sleep habits, and they’ve all found similar results: irregular sleep habits increase your risk of obesity-related (and other) diseases.