Hey there tired mama! I’ve got your back. It’s time to make some small but powerful changes to your sleep habits. I’m sharing a free resource with you.
I’ve noticed a trend over the last few years moving away from New Year’s Resolutions, to New Year’s Intentions. What’s the difference? When you set a resolution, you define a problem and identify the solution. The solution is often a rigid, and far too often, ambitious goal. You either meet the goal, or you don’t. This often leads to individuals abandoning their resolution early on.
An intention, on the other hand, focuses on a way of being. Achieving that result involves more than just one action, allowing you to work towards it in a number of different ways.
If you have ever indulged in one too many cocktails, you may have experienced the sedative effect that alcohol has on your sleep. This has led to the common myth: alcohol makes you sleep better. While it’s true that alcohol may help you fall asleep faster, it certainly doesn’t make you sleep better. How does alcohol impact sleep? You might be surprised.
Do you model good sleep hygiene for your children? Is that even possible if your children go to bed before you do?
I was recently invited to sit on an expert panel to discuss how mothers can make health and wellness a priority. The focus was on nutrition, fitness and sleep. The attendees were honest about how these threes pillars are often neglected, how they have overcome some of the obstacles in doing so and what still needs work.
Wondering how to sleep better? The demands of motherhood and business can sometimes take me away from the very thing that I value as a priority: sleep. It doesn’t take long for me to find my way back to a reasonable bedtime. One late night and I’m committed to getting back on track! For many of us, small changes can make a big difference. Here’s a break down of my Top Ten Sleep Tips for Adults:
I am a huge fan of late night snacks, but I have come to learn that the indulgence has it’s price. If I eat something too close to bed time, I struggle to fall asleep and often have unsettling dreams. If I drink something too close to bed time I can be certain that I will end up with a trip to the bathroom come 3:00 AM. Everyone is different in how they react to food and drink before bed, but the following tips from Holistic Nutritionist Arja from Balance Body and Soul Nutrition should help guide those evening snack decisions: