Do you have trouble sleeping? If so, you're certainly not alone. It's estimated that more than a third of us get less than seven hours quality sleep each night. Given how busy and hyperconnected many of us are, it is more difficult than ever to switch off and settle into sleep.
These soothing practices could be what you need to take your quality of sleep to the next level..... sweet dreams
1. Care for your mind by practicing meditation
There is a lot of research to show that mindfulness helps reduce hyper arousal and provide amazing benefits to your overall wellbeing. When practiced regularly, mindfulness or mediation can also increase self-awareness and the ability to make better life choices. Having a regular mindfulness routine can help reduce the emotional and psychological distress associated with long term sleep difficulties.
2. A Warming Sleep And Relax+ Before Bed
Add a teaspoon of Sleep and Relax+ to a mug of chai or hot cacao. This delicious formula combines Jilungin Bush Tea and reishi mushroom to help balance levels of stress hormones and calm your mind and body for a relaxing sleep. Cosy up and sip mindfully....
3. Enjoy a relaxing hot bath
Submergence in water can reduce pain and inflammation and also calm the nervous system, reducing the levels of stress and anxiety in the body and improving your mood. According to Dr. Barbara Kubicka, author and co-founder of The Bath Project, the hot water in your bath can ease tension and help reduce stress. "By increasing your body's temperature, our muscles relax, and blood pressure goes down," Kubicka says.
4. Pay attention to your surroundings and environment.
Minimise external disruptions by paying attention to the conditions in your bedroom. It probably goes without saying but make sure the lighting and temperature of your bedroom are conducive for sleep is important.. Does your partner snore? Is your room too bright? Invest in some heavier curtains. A simple light from an alarm clock may also be just enough to disrupt sleep.
5. A cup of Jilungin Bush tea by your bed
Crush the leaves in your hands before adding boiling water to enjoy the benefits of this incredible bush medicine. Elder Bruno says that the whole tree has medicinal properties and he would drink Jiliungin before bed and dose off to sleep with long peaceful dreams. This bedtime ritual, drinking while in bed and reading a wonderful book, is not complex, but simple. A nighttime ritual to help you unwind, sleep and stay asleep.