Everyone desires a good night sleep but sometimes falling asleep can be a difficult task. Some folks go to bed and fall asleep almost immediately while others take a longer time. Some others find it difficult falling asleep at all. In this article we will be addressing factors involved in falling asleep and giving some suggestions on how to get good night sleep.
The importance of a good night sleep cannot be overemphasized. In order to maintain good physical and mental health. We need to sleep well. Lack of sleep is a major cause of physical and mental breakdown.
Just like we do in other spheres of our lives, we need to make plans for sleep.
Create a routine
Having a sleep pattern or routine is essential to having a good night sleep. It is good to determine when you wish to go to bed each day and for how long you wish to sleep. Having this routine will, with time, help to program our bodies to fall asleep at such particularly time. Our bodies can indeed be set to fall asleep when we want it to. The practice of not going bed until we feel very tired and sleepy may usually make us have an irregular sleep pattern and could impinge on our sleeping properly.
The time we Allot for sleep should be sufficient to allow the body to adequately relax and rejuvenate. This will enable us to wake up strong and fit to take up the challenges of the new day. An adult should have about six to eight hours of sleep daily. Children and infants need more than this. Insufficient sleep leaves one exhausted and sometimes tensed. This is not a good thing for our health and general well-being.
A very important component of our sleep life is the place or environment in which we sleep. It is a major determinant of whether we will have good sleep or not.
The bed or platform we sleep on should be comfortable according to our body needs. There are different types of mattresses for us and we can pick the one that is best suited for us according to our needs. Sleeping on a hard and uncomfortable surface can cause a lot of body pains. The use of READ MORE