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Often described as nature’s medicine cabinet, Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) is one of the most versatile essential oils – and probably the most used EO in the world. Gentle enough to use on children and with multiple benefits to offer the body and mind, you should always have a bottle of Lavender in your collection.
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One of the top elements of healthy living is getting a good night’s sleep. When you manage to eat healthy, exercise and enjoy some quality sleep at the end of the day, you manage to keep things balanced both in body and mind.
Lack of good sleep can make it hard for you to achieve anything the next day and can actually affect your moods and your energy levels. It is for this reason that it is advisable to get quality sleep rather than quantity sleep. If you always have trouble sleeping, then you should find ways of making improvements so that you can boost your health and a few tips can help you do just that.
Tip 1 – Limit your TV or computer usage before going to bed. The light they emit actually cause you to be more awake and not get drowsy. It is advisable that you use a lamp with a calm light that does not shine directly into your eyes. If possible, do not watch or use the computer two hours before you go to bed; you can try some soothing music instead as you finish off and get ready for bed.
Tip 2 – Avoid very intense or heavy exercises very close to your bed time. It would be okay to do some light stretching, but rigorous activities will only heat up the body temperatures and create difficulty fall asleep. If the exercises you are doing make you break a sweat, then they are too heavy and will affect your sleeping patterns. Find light but beneficial stretches and moves if you are a few hours away from bedtime.
Tip 3 – Enjoy a hot bath before hitting the sheets. Even though this will heat body temperatures to the core, they will fall right after you step out of the shower and it will help you enjoy better sleep. The hot bath is also relaxing mentally and physically thus you are able to sleep better. Consider using lavender in your bath or bath salts that include lavender.
Tip 4 – Make your sleeping more regular. When you have a regular sleeping schedule, you will find that the body and mind are always ready to plunge into a deep sleep at the perfect moment. You should start limiting and avoiding long day naps and instead set a night schedule that gives you all the time to relax and re-energize. It might take a while to get used to a schedule, but it gets better and better every night until your body and mind become accustomed to the change.
Tip 5 – Have any chronic sleep problems taken care of as soon as possible. The longer you take with such problems, the higher the chances of picking bad habits and the harder it will be trying to reverse the effects. If you feel you need help with your sleeping, then you are best getting professional help before conditions worsen.
Prioritizing quality sleep should be what you aim for when you want to make positive changes to your health. There are so many simple changes you can embrace to change things for the better.
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