Balance these 4 Simple ways to fall asleep and have sweet dreams

Sleep has been scientifically proven to be one of the most important things you can do for overall health and well-being. It is like free overnight therapy! It is an essential part of a balance lifestyle.

 

When we sleep, our bodies rest — conserving energy, regulating our metabolism, and decreasing blood pressure, heart rate, breathing, and body temperature. At the same time, our brains remain active — laying down memory, restoring daytime mental functioning, and carrying out processes that lead to physical growth. It is the single most effective thing we can do to rest our brain and physical health each day and with it comes dreaming which provides essential emotional first aid and a unique form of informational alchemy.

 

However, it’s not a rare event that busy adults, new parents, or anxious minds miss a good night of sleep. We all have things we can’t control that gives us less than ideal sleep and there’s nothing worse than not being able to fall asleep or falling asleep but suddenly waking up every other hour.

 

But don’t worry, everything’s not in vain! Habits and routines are gateways for success and can affect our lives in the most profound ways. One of the best ways to sleep well is to implement a nightly routine that you complete before bed each night. We all have preferences and you should choose what works for you.

Here are five of our favorite ways to help you fall asleep:

 

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2: Cut off Screen time

Screens should be ideally turned off an hour before going to bed. Checking your phone or watching late-night TV before falling asleep keeps your brain active. You can instead listen to sleep music or white noise if you feel like it. These are tons of apps available nowadays that provide soothing music to get you on the mood for sleep.

 

3: Adjust the lighting

Signal your body that its time to sleep and prep your bedroom to be conducive for a good night’s rest. Turn off or dim your lamps an hour before so your body feels that it’s time to wind down. You can also use a sleeping mask if you don’t feel like turning off your lights.

4: Wind down

Take a relaxing bath, read a book, drink caffeine-free calming teas, write on your journal, or prep everything for the next day — doing activities that stop your mind from racing and relaxes your body can dial down the stress and can set you up for a good night’s slumber.

 

Bottom line: balance is the key to everything in life, including self-care. So yes, there is such a thing as “too much” self-care.

Looking after yourself is absolutely imperative to balance your emotional, physical, and mental well-being, but when you are overcompensating and overindulging in your self-care routine, it is time to possibly pause, and reassess if your self-care is becoming too much. 

The purpose of self-care is to balance yourself and feel aligned, and if your self-care is causing the opposite to occur, then it’s time to reset.

 

Have you been having other great ways to fall and stay asleep and balance your lifestyle?

The August balance box contains the dream tincture for a restful and calm night. 

We want you to discover so may ways to do self care and find your moments to pause and prioritize you and not be overwhelmed. 

 

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