I thought I would talk about something I have lack of it and have explored many methods to improve this. Sleep is good for stable mental health without sleep the body can’t repair, so I’ve been doing some research and I thought I would share my findings…
They say to plan and prepare yourself to sleep…what does that look like; like this
Plan your sleep by putting it into your schedule. They say about 8 hours of sleep gives your body a chance to recover fully both physically and mentally.
Set a routing if you can; Go to sleep and wake up at the same time each day as this will train your internal biological clock
Avoid getting into bed after midnight they say the ideal time is 10pm
Avoid naps in the afternoon
Avoid naps longer than 45 minutes; unless you are sick
Avoid large heavy meals before bed
Finish eating at least 3 hours prior to going sleep
Avoid drinking more than 4 to 8oz of fluid before bed – no mention of what type of fluid so I’m guessing they mean alcohol and hot drinks so to my good friend and she knows who she is stay off the booze before bed time 🙂
Wear loose and comfortable clothing
Keep your bedroom a work free zone
So if we all try the above then we’re going to get some really good sleep yea right. The people that have written the research probably have brilliant nights sleep and don’t suffer from sleep depravity mines probably related to my ME/CFS and being stressed with the day job.
Plan your sleep by putting it into your schedule. They say about 8 hours of sleep gives your body a chce to recover fully both physically and mentally..