The Sleep Awareness Week has started on the 10th of March. This year National Sleep Foundation agreed on the theme “Begin with Sleep”. It focuses on highlighting “the importance of good sleep health for individuals to best achieve their personal, family, and professional goals”.
Our website is a great source of tips on better sleep. However this time we decided to gather some useful tools that might be a great addition to your ‘better sleep’ toolkit.
Sleep Calculator - this simple tool allows you to calculate what time you need to go to sleep if you want to wake up at certain time. Waking up the same time every day will actually help you sleep better at night.
Why We Sleep
‘Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams’ by Matthew Walker - read this bestseller to find out more about sleep. How it works, why we need it and what to do to sleep better. Super-interesting!
Calm Sleep Stories
Calm Sleep Stories - if you want to drift off listening to voices of Matthew Mcconaughey, Bob Ross or Stephen Fry, check out Calm’s sleep stories.
Sleep Cycle - use this app to track and analyze your sleeping pattern. It also wakes you up at the best time, feeling rested.
Sleep eye mask
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Sleep eye mask - use sleep masks to block light from disrupting your sleep. This way you enhance the production of melatonin, the chemical of sleep. Choose one made with silk to avoid friction between the skin and the fabric that might create wrinkles.
Lavender pillow spray
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Lavender pillow spray - aromatherapy might be a great way to improve your sleep. The studies show that lavender might be an effective natural remedy for insomnia and other sleep disorders.
Philips Wake-up Light
Philips Wake-up Light - the light wakes you up in a more natural way by using a combination of light therapy and sound.
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