As seasons change, time changes as well and you may find yourself needing to adapt your schedule. This may impact your sleep as well. How can you get better quality sleep this spring? Here are a few tips to help ensure you get the rest you need:
Make your bed as comfortable as possible
One of the most important aspects of getting to sleep is having a comfortable bed. If your bed is a bit uncomfortable, you could consider replacing the mattress. Even a simple upgrade like new bamboo bed sheets can make a big difference in your sleep quality.
If you’ve been using the same bedding items in your room over the years, it may be time to upgrade with softer sheets or a firmer mattress—whatever suits your needs best. Over the years, our mattresses lose their firmness and the benefits you once bought them for. If it’s been a few years, now may be a good time to upgrade.
Create a safe, comfortable space
If you set up your room in a way that is inviting and welcoming, it will be easier for you to want to get to sleep when it’s your bedtime. A safe, comfortable space that is something that you look forward to at the end of a long day can make your room conducive for quality sleep.
Work with an interior decorator to create an amazing vibe that makes it easy for you to want to go to bed. Make your bedroom a priority and keep it clean—your sleep quality will thank you.
Set the temperature before bed
Temperature can really impact our quality of sleep. Pay attention to the outside temperature and set your HVAC system to the temperature that makes it easier for you to go to sleep and stay asleep. If you’re someone who finds themselves waking up sweaty, consider using a system that allows you to set temperatures to drop or rise at certain times.
Use a sound app or sound machine
A sound app or sound machine are two ways to help you easily drift off to sleep every evening—especially if you live in a busy area. A sound machine to block out noise is a great idea if you find that random dogs barking or noisy neighbors keep you up every night.
Some people find it much easier to stay asleep when they have a steady noise to fall asleep to. While many people have the practice of leaving a T.V. on to use as background noise, sudden noises in films or shows may disrupt your sleep, making them a big no-no when it comes to improving your quality of sleep.
Practice a calming routine every evening
It can be very challenging to get to sleep if you have stress and tension from the day on your mind. A few things you can consider incorporating into your schedule are a yoga routine a few hours before bed, reading for a couple of hours, taking CBD supplements, or practicing some type of meditation routine. Being able to let go of stress from the day can make getting to sleep much easier for you.
From your pajamas to your bedroom setup, there are many factors that go into creating a relaxing environment. Whether it’s your sleep position or the temperature of your room, start paying attention to what helps you sleep best. Your quality of sleep makes a big difference in your overall lifestyle, so take time to figure out the best ways for you to improve your sleep habits.