Bedtime routines are not just for the kids. Numerous studies and even personal experiences have shown both bedtime rituals and routines are beneficial to adults as well. Consistent poor sleep is shown to decrease overall health and result in an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and other conditions. Keeping a consistent sleep schedule is vital to experiencing quality sleep and staying healthy.
Taking the time to relax before bed helps you get into the mindset that it is time to sleep and will lead to better sleep overall. Keeping a routine is psychological-the cues from your bedtime routine actions will help you get the sleep you need. Getting the sleep you need will allow you to be more productive during the day. If you want to wake up feeling refreshed and ready to start marking off items on your to-do list, here are a few bedtime routines that will help you sleep and give you more productive days.
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Looking at the calendar and seeing that summer is almost over can be tough on many people. In fact, there is a condition called August anxiety that can create stress for some folks as they realize that their favorite season is slipping away. If you feel this way, now is the time to enjoy some last-minute excitement with these fun and eco-friendly activities.
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Your behaviors and routines directly affect your home energy bill. Each room has opportunities to maximize savings and efficiency, whether you’re looking to make small changes or overhaul your home completely.
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Yoga is a form of meditative movement that focuses on breathing and different postures. A popular form of exercise, yoga is proven to have positive effects on health–both mental and physical. Practicing yoga before bedtime, and in general, is an excellent way to relieve stress, release tight muscles, stretch, and perhaps most importantly, help you sleep. A CDC survey of yoga practitioners found that 55% reported improved sleep and 85% reported decreased stress.
The visual below outlines 12 different and useful yoga poses that are scientifically proven to help you feel more relaxed and get a better night’s sleep.
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2021 is a great time to become more conscious about the cleaning products we use in our homes and around our families. Choosing to go more natural and eco-friendly has many benefits and doing so doesn’t have to break the bank.
Cleaning products that are purchased at the store are usually made with many chemicals that can be unhealthy to not only the environment but also your family — not to mention can also be expensive.
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