Our sleep and breaks are also an important part of the day. Our sleep gradually determines and shapes our day. Only 3-4 hours of sleep is not enough for the human body. It’s no wonder that such people feel drowsy and sleepy all day long and can’t concentrate on their work. However, even if an individual has 8 hours of full sleep and still feels lethargic and lazy all day, there is something wrong with that person’s daily schedule. Let’s take a look at some of the habits that can interfere with our sleep and those that act as a barrier to the full rest of the body.
Irregular Sleep Timings
Our bodies also function like machines. It also has limitations and boundaries to work. Too much work or inadequate activities can lead to personal fatigue. People who don’t have adequate sleep are always tired and sleepy all day long. Such people are unable to provide the necessary and proper rest to their bodies. This disturbs the body’s sleep clock and remains confused at all times. Therefore, during such situations, the mind also feels tired and lethargic. Therefore, you need to get proper sleep time to avoid drowsiness and sleepiness.
Overdose of Coffee/Caffeine
Some people are very addicted to coffee. Coffee has health benefits, but if not consumed proportionally, it has the same number of side effects. Overdose of caffeine rejuvenates and warns the individual’s mind. Therefore, the person cannot sleep peacefully. Excessive caffeine is dangerous to the body
Wrong Sleeping Posture
Wrong sleeping postures can also interfere with an individual’s sleep. Certain positions should be strictly avoided. Such sleeping postures can cause problems such as back pain, headaches, migraines, and even huge tummy. Sleeping like a foetation, folding your arms under your head, sleeping on your abdomen, and wrapping your whole body in a blanket are all wrong postures.
These postures can damage the tissues of the hands, supply the body with insufficient oxygen, and allow the adipose tissue to cover the waistline. People suffering from back pain need to lie on their backs to relieve the pain and maintain proper posture.
Exercise before going to bed
Few people like to exercise in the evening. However, this can disrupt sleep patterns. Exercise can help induce sleep, but it should be done for at least 4-5 hours before getting to bed. Exercise stimulates the tissues and cells of the body. Therefore, individuals feel energized and charged all day long. Therefore, you should try to avoid exercising before going to bed.
Sleeping Environment Matters too
Our bodies are not the only ones that provide good and satisfying sleep. The environment in which we sleep and the environment in the room are similarly important for inducing a deep and healthy night of sleep. It’s kind to your body, so it’s a good idea to wear loose cotton clothes when you sleep. Room temperature is also essential for a night of healthy sleep. The recommended temperature is 20 to 24 degrees Celsius. You need to have a clean room and a bed before going to bed. Sleeping in a messy room is unhygienic and a sleep disorder.
Sleeping in the Right Direction
Sleeping in the right direction is also related to sleep quality. For example, India is located in the northern hemisphere of the earth, so Indians are advised not to sleep northward. Ayurveda states that sleeping in the east is the best way to get a deep and healthy sleep. Sleeping eastward also has several health benefits.
Massage your Feet
Ayurveda states that our feet have specific acupressure points that connect to the brain via the nasal pathway. Therefore, massaging these acupoints will make your brain feel calm and relaxed. Therefore, to induce a soothing deep sleep, you need to wash your feet, relax and massage with mustard oil, and then go to bed. This will help you relax your mind and experience a good night’s sleep.
Proper Bedtime Routine
A proper bedtime routine is one of the best ways to train our body and mind to get a good night’s sleep. It helps the body regulate at certain sleep times and quickly enter the sleep zone. Appropriate bedtime routines include sleeping at a fixed time, putting your bedroom in an electronics-free zone an hour before going to bed, wearing relaxing and comfortable clothing, washing your feet, or taking a bath. It also includes doing. You can also drink a glass of milk mixed with a spoonful of Ashwagandha. It induces sleep and helps relax the nerves in the brain.