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How To Improve The Quality Of Your Sleep

Better sleep is one of the top wellness trends of 2020. Why? Because sleep has either a positive or negative impact on everything from your immunity to your mood, focus, clarity, and even your weight. That’s right, if you don’t get enough sleep your metabolism can decrease while your sugar and junk food cravings increase. Here are a few ways to improve the quality of your sleep.

Keep Your Bedroom Unplugged

Ideally you should have a set time each night that you unplug from all electronic devices, except for your e-reader. While this may be a bit much to ask, at least keep your bedroom unplugged. If it helps, switch back to a real alarm clock instead of using your phone’s alarm. This will minimize the temptation to check social media or messages when setting or checking your alarm. You could also use an unplug app to limit what you can access on your phone during set times of the day. This unplugging helps you wind down but the blue lights on our devices are a stimulant so even gaming before bedtime can negatively impact your sleep.

Take Time To Wind Down

You should try to head to bed at approximately the same time each evening, and wake at the same time each morning—even on the weekends. This will help your body create a sleep cycle. How you spend the last hour or two of your day can play a vital role in the quality of your sleep. Here are a few ways to wind down:

Make Your Bedroom More Conducive For Sleep

If you aren’t sleeping well your bedroom may be part of the problem. Here are a few ways to make your bedroom more conducive for sleep:

Most adults require between 7 to 9 hours of uninterrupted sleep each night. Improve your sleep and optimize every area of your life!

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