Seasons change, so we’re all tired – and grumpy. Yes, you need to eat your vegetables, as you already know, but there is one aspect of well-being we so often overlook! Not only that, sometimes we even feel proud that we don’t get enough of it, but sleep is important, you guys. If you’re having some trouble shutting your eyes at night, there are a few science approved methods you can use to get a
First of all – and I’m sorry, but it’s true – electronic devices are a no-no-don’t go there. If you can’t fall asleep at night, but instead check your phone every 15 minutes, that could be the reason. So, get rid of them, and instead go take a warm shower – it will relax you and help you want to get in bed. It’s a good idea to develop sleep habits and go to the bedroom at more or less the same time. Speaking of habits, people who exercise regularly sleep better – even getting a 15 minute walk (every day!) will help your body get tired at more appropriate times.
And if you’re wondering not how, but how long, here is the answer – the amount of sleep you really need is 7.5-9 hours if you’re over 18, and 8.5-10 if you’re anywhere between 12 and 18. Of course, it depends on loads of stuff, but this statistic will just give you a basic idea. Go get some sleep, it’s good for you – did you know it also lifts your mood?!