Lying awake in our beds during the middle of the night trying to force ourselves back to sleep is something we’ve all experienced. It is not a fun situation to be in and can become very stressful. Not only does waking up during the night have a negative affect the quality of our sleep, but it can have an impact on the following day as well. Luckily, there are some techniques and activities you can use to help ease yourself back to sleep after waking up!
Is there anything worse than fighting with your kids to get to sleep, so that you can get to bed? It can sometimes be very stressful for you as a parent. Five more minutes of TV, let me beat this level and I’ll go to bed, read me another bedtime story, are all examples of children’s requests before they turn in for the night. But did you know that research shows how sleep plays a crucial role in brain development and functionality in children and teenagers? So what can you do to help your kids sleep sooner, faster and better?
We have all heard the saying mind over matter. This concept is especially true when it comes to sleep and the use of modern technology. Today’s society as a whole is sleep deprived, which in turn can reap havoc on a person’s day-to-day functionality and even their health. While oversleeping can harm your personal health, becoming sleep deprived can have equal side effects. Although the reasoning behind lack of sleep or sleeping too much differentiates from person to person, technology has been said to be a primary reason.