Everyone, at some point, has experienced craving a late night snack. Whether you merely had a small dinner or wanted something to tide you over until breakfast, we’ve all indulged our stomachs when it comes to pre-sleep snacks. Keep in mind that a light nighttime snack isn’t always a bad thing. However, there are a few foods that you will want to stay far away from if you hope to have a restful night of sleep.
Even if you don’t have trouble sleeping, there are so many ways to improve this nightly experience and capitalize on every moment of rest. After all, sleep fuels you for the day ahead, and if you are low on gas due to poor rest, you are more likely to fill up on other, unhealthy fuels that poison your tank, such as candy, chips, soda, and energy drinks. Here are a few ways to maximize the quantity and quality of the hours you spend sleeping.
Ah, sleep — your best friend and at times, your worst enemy. If you are anything like me, you look forward to the evening as you place aside your to-do list and climb between your crisp, refreshing sheets. However, everyone has those nights where your brain won’t turn off, or you just feel restless. Thankfully, there are a few things you can do before you go to bed to ensure that your night is restful, and you wake up feeling ready to tackle the day.
Sleep is an essential part of life. In fact, it is so important that the average human spends ⅓ of their life asleep. Your body needs this time to repair and replenish itself and prepare for the next day of physical and emotional strain. However, many people don’t give their sleep quality the attention it deserves and are running on empty because they’ve been unable to get a good nights rest.