How can you improve your sleep this Spring?

How can you improve your sleep this Spring?

Who doesn't love a warm sunny day? Spring is amazing for your mood, but it can also affect and disrupt your sleep. Read on to understand Spring's impact on your sleep, and what can you do to sleep better this summer.

The days are getting longer and that is good news, but with that, sleeping can get compromised, see how you can improve your sleeping routine!

1. Dim the Lights

Keep your electronics away from your bed.

Set up a routine, try to wind down one hour before going to bed. Avoid using your phone as blue light from it can suppress melatonin levels (the sleep hormone), which will affect the duration of your sleep.

2. Check your room temperature

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The key to success here is to sleep in a room with a temperature between 57° F and 72° F (14° C - 22° C). A cool short shower can also be helpful, and make sure you use a very light duve or just cotton bed sheets.

3. Change your drinking habits

Drinking before going to bed can affect your sleep.

Don't get confused. Having a cocktail or a glass of Rose looking at the setting may sound like a fantastic way to relax. However, alcoholic drinks can prevent you from entering REM sleep (vital for adequate rest). Also, alcohol can raise your body temperature which will further disrupt your sleep.

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