The holidays are fast approaching, and with it the stress of picking out presents, going to holiday parties, baking an endless amount of food, all while trying to making time for holiday family traditions.
Self-care is the last thing you may feel you have time for right now which is why sleep is so important. So, to help you make the most of those (hopefully) 8 precious hours of sleep we have some tips for you today.
With an endless to-do list during the holidays it can be difficult to quiet your mind as you lay your head down on your pillow. This tip from the military for how to fall asleep in only two minutes might do the trick for you!
Turn your electronics off at least 30 minutes before you go to sleep to avoid the blue light they emit. This blue light affects the bodies production of melatonin, the hormone that controls your sleep cycle.
After turning off your electronics it may be helpful to establish a bedtime routine and bed time to stick to. This can help to improve your regular sleep cycle and allow your mind to slow down before you rest.
Create a calming environment in your bedroom. Your sleep environment can be the difference between tossing and turning all night and falling into a peaceful slumber. Essential oils are a great way to naturally create a peaceful atmosphere. Consider using our diffuser, which, with 10 hours of continual use, is perfect for overnight use. When paired with our Relax Blend of essential oils this can help you find solace and rest, if only for the night.
So buy those presents, attend those holiday parties, have fun with your family, and enjoy a good night of sleep between everything. But most of all, enjoy this holiday season!