Bed Behavior

  • 6 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Sleep

    not getting enough sleepFew things impact your day-to-day health and well-being quite as quickly as a lack of sleep. Your skin, your muscles, your energy, your mood, all of them depend on the rest you get each night to rejuvenate, refresh, and stay healthy. When you’re not getting enough sleep, it shows up quite quickly in all these places, leaving signs plain for anyone paying attention:

    1. You’re tired all the time.

    The simplest symptom, the most obvious symptom, the most overlooked symptom. If you’re always tired, always catching naps, never energetic…then the most likely culprit is a lack of sleep, before anything else. You may think you’re sleeping enough! But perhaps you’re waking up constantly, laying there awake more than you realize, or simply not giving yourself enough time to rest each night.

    Whatever the case, not getting enough sleep will leave you tired all the time. But if that’s not enough to set off alarms, look for these other signs…

    2. You’re short-tempered, or otherwise moody.

    Maybe you’re the type that doesn’t feel tired or sickly or weak when you’re short on sleep…but how’s your mood? If you’re not getting enough sleep at night, you’re going to eventually push yourself into a ‘survival mode’ where the wrong chemicals start flowing and fight-or-flight becomes far more appealing as a solution in life. That means a short temper…or depression, anxiety, and a wealth of other mood problems. Continue Reading

  • Do You Really Need 8 Hours of Sleep?

    morning-time-alarm-bell“Do you really need 8 hours of sleep?” is a common question. In the modern world, life is hectic and you feel as if you need all the time you can get. Cutting corners and compressing tasks is often essential to get done with all the items you have planned for a single day. When trying to make time, you may be tempted to cut your sleep hours down to 7 or even 6, noting that you still feel fine the next day. However, sleep is a very important part of your overall health. Here is a brief overview of your sleep needs and the answer to the question, "Do you really need 8 hours of sleep?"  Continue Reading

  • 4 Ways to Pamper Yourself With Silk

    When it comes to fabrics, silk is always one of the best ways to pamper yourself. There are few materials that can make you feel you as comfortable and cozy as silk. From your pajamas to blankets to beauty products and accessories, there are a number of unique ways to pamper yourself and create a more comfortable atmosphere at home with silk. Continue Reading

  • 6 Tips to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

    8532482_sAre you having trouble sleeping at night and getting the beauty rest you need? Can’t fall asleep when you hop into bed at the end of a long day? Then try these 6 trips to get a better night's sleep.

    Set a sleep schedule…and keep it

    The best way to re-establish regular sleep is to create a sleep schedule for yourself. Choose a time you’d like to go to bed at night, and no matter what, be in bed at that time, even on weekends and holidays if possible. Even if you can’t get to sleep right away, try to relax further and do a quiet activity like read a book, until you feel ready to fall asleep. Continue Reading

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