Sigh! In 2020 people are really motivated to bring their life back on track with new goals and motivation. In the past year, we have seen some of the most unwanted problems from pandemic to remote working, financial crises, family issues, social distancing, and many more. Apart from COVID, other aspects of life also create sleep problems (Insomnia). Many people suffer from family issues, depression, or relationship problems. While other struggles with financial crises, unemployment, and sometimes even anxiety. So we have come up with some better ways for you to have better sleeps in 2021 so to give your new year a good start let’s discuss some of the key habits you just ensure in 2021:
Bedtime usage of the phone:
Studies have shown that bedtime usage of phones hyper activates our mind. This will cause difficulty in sleeping even if you try hard to do so. To avoid, try to read a book before bedtime. It is scientifically proven that reading a book before going to sleep helps in calming your mind. So you should try not to use mobile phones or laptops for at least two hours before going to bed.
Stress is one of the main reasons for insomnia. It not only alters your mental health but also affects your physical health. Therefore, in order to get sound sleep, avoid taking too much stress and tension. Try not to freak out daily disturbances in your life it will help you to remain calm and have a peaceful mind.
Yoga and Meditation:
Yoga is considered a ritual among a variety of religions. It is a mental exercise that helps you to practice calmness in your mind. Bedtime yoga is probably the best way to let go of the events of your day and have a peaceful night without any worries. If yoga is combined with early morning meditation is the best way to overcome stress-induced panic attacks and anxiety.
Some herbs and oils have a soothing effect on our nervous system and help to reduce anxiety-inducing neurotransmitters. Such herbs include lavender oil, green tea, or jasmine. Applying these oils once a week would be enough to promote calm sleeping habits.
Irregular naps and day naps may lead to nighttime insomnia. We should keep in mind that a balanced sleep-wake cycle is a key to a healthy mind. To get a sound sleep during the night try to avoid afternoon naps. This trick helps to get a very peaceful sleep if you want one.
Adequate and sufficient sleep is the key to a peaceful mind. Hopefully, these tips and tricks will help you to normalize your sleep-wake cycle in 2021.