Fixed sleeping hours are important
It is advised that if you try to go to sleep at the same time every day it helps although I find it difficult to sleep at same time every day but it should help as your body gets accustomed to this pattern. And it goes without saying that if you get a quality sleep, you shall wake up naturally and fully fresh. Do you think fixed sleeping hours help you sleep better?
Importance of Quality Sleep
The duration of sleep according to the age groups vary from person to person. A baby needs to sleep for longer duration in the range of 12-16 hours a day but this duration goes on decreasing as the baby grows. If we know these variations, we can reap the rich benefits of Sleep. It is an accepted fact that Minimum 8 hours sleep is essential for a healthy life.
However in most cases, situations do not permit us to do so and we experience the consequences. Some people who do not sleep well go for napping as an alternate which is no more considered a sign of laziness in corporate world. In reality if napping properly utilized, it can rejuvenate especially after a sleepless night.
Healthy Sleep is the key
But why do we need 6-8 hours healthy sleep? For a simple reason, your sleeping habits can increase or decrease the energy needs of your body. While you’re sleeping at night (or day) the movements reduce therefore need for calories is also reduced in the same ratio.
Now if you did not have enough healthy sleep, your brain will feel it and some chemicals will release. That will signal the need of more energy. Do you think this can lead to obesity because in that case you might eat more resulting in weight gaint
World knows the importance of quality sleep. Also the researches show the importance of napping for a few minutes in the afternoon which helps in increasing productivity and efficiency. Most corporate companies in IT sector now encourage and provide facilities for their employees to take a power nap. It may sound strange but this facility is available in the corporate world.
Tiring your body or brain helps you sleep
Certain factors should help you in case you are not able to sleep or not even feeling like sleeping the best thing to do is to make your body enough tired by indulging in some physical work. Tiring up your brain also helps you sleep better, so read a book or newspaper at bed time, especially something which you find uninteresting, you will soon fall asleep.
I hope your bed is comfortable?
There are different mattresses available in the market according to your comfort level. Select one carefully and see the difference. Do you know that people living in hot areas? They go to hilly areas so to stay stay comfortable during their sleep and keep them happier and have a nice sleep? I am one of them!