You can’t force sleep, but you can make sure that your environment promotes healthy sleep. Let’s look into the factors that affect sleep and how can you optimise your bedroom.
Yoga is a terrific way to relax before bedtime. But not all yoga postures are equal when it comes to relaxation. You need to know which yoga postures will relax you; otherwise, you might become even more active and awake.
Breathing happens by itself without you even thinking of it, and at the same time, you can consciously control it. Breathing can also be one of the easiest ways to help you fall sleep if you breathe correctly.
It's 3:00 AM, and you have seen the clock turn each hour so far. And still, you do not manage to sleep, already for three days in a row. You might be facing insomnia, just like I did one year ago. But I found my sleep back.
The word combination 'to go to sleep' or even 'fall asleep' implies that sleeping is something you can easily control. We expect ourselves to switch off and on just like a light bulb. In reality, sleep is a complex process orchestrated by hormones and chemicals and impacted by an external environment.
Sleep is as essential as food or water. And while there are so many factors that can help you improve your sleep, I want to talk about three crucial habits that are probably responsible for 80% of improving your sleep. Read further on how to have a significant impact on your ability to rest and unwind.
You all might recognize the feeling after a bad night of sleep: you become cranky, have difficulties concentrating, and life does not seem to be that colorful. However, it is not a given to fall asleep easily or get 7 to 8 hours of uninterrupted sleep. Many among us suffer from disordered sleep.
Yoga nidra is great to reduce stress and anxiety. If I want to recharge myself during the day or unwind in the evening, yoga nidra is my go-to remedy. I would like to share why I use yoga nidra regularly and how it helps me to relax, calm down and be energized, especially during lockdown.