Stretching before bed is one of the best ways to release that built up tension and get the best night’s sleep you’ve had in a while. Most people know to stretch before and after exercise, or in the morning to energize themselves, but there’s actually a ton of reasons to stretch before bed as well.
For many of us, the greatest struggle is right before bed when we’re more likely to choose the wrong food to eat, leading not only to a restless night of sleep but also to feeling a bit heavier the following morning.
Certain foods, however, contain distinct ingredients that can actually contribute to a better night’s sleep and even help suppress hunger and speed up metabolism, leading to weight loss. In this article, we’ll dive into both the best and worst foods for each goal in mind.
There’s nothing like a good night’s sleep to make the day seem a little brighter and put that extra spring in your step. Unfortunately, too many of us fall short of meeting this goal, leaving us chronically sleep deprived or experiencing poor quality sleep.
Now, if you’ve already taken steps to implement a healthy nighttime sleep routine but still wake up feeling sluggish, you might be overlooking an important part of the equation — the position you sleep in. In this article, we’ll reveal the best sleeping position and the worst to make sure you’re getting the best sleep possible, something most of us sorely need. So, let’s get started!
A good night’s sleep—not only is it something we need, it’s something we crave. If you often find yourself awake, tossing and turning at night despite yearning for sleep, you’re not alone: according to the National Sleep Association, between 50 and 70 million US adults suffer from a sleep disorder. In fact, lack of sleep is such a prevalent issue that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently called insufficient sleep a “public health problem.”
Several factors can keep us from getting the rest we need, including insomnia, anxiety, stress and poor air quality. Luckily, there are many natural remedies that can help facilitate the rest we need. Simply introducing certain plant species into your bedroom can help reduce stress, boost your mood, and promote a more restful sleep. Below we’ve compiled a list of the 15 best bedroom plants to help you get a good night’s rest. Since what works best is different for each person, we’ve listed them without a specific order.
Nothing will interrupt a good night’s sleep like experiencing pain. Jump ahead to view this infographic on the best sleeping positions for injuries: