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.
Sleep Tips for Adults
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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.
You read right! The Sugar Plum Sleep Co. is pleased to now offer Adult Sleep Coaching! Similar to my Infant and Child Sleep Coaching services, I’m now working one-on-one with adults to help make lasting changes to their sleep habits.
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:
Did you know that changes in lighting bring on changes in your brain chemistry and can interrupt your sleep? This is why the lighting conditions in your bedroom play an important role in achieving adequate rest. Your challenge: make your bedroom darker.
Trying to get some sleep in a badly ventilated, hot, noisy room can be very hard. And when you finally do fall asleep, the quality of sleep is likely to be poor. The following tips should help you get a good start on keeping things cool, fresh and quiet. Your Challenge: adjust your bedroom conditions for sleep. Keep it cool, fresh and quiet.
With all of the pressure you face in your home, at your job, and even as a parent, it’s no wonder that we all sometimes need a break. There’s plenty of science that suggests creating a haven in your bedroom can lead to better sleep and calmer nights, but did you know that fresh flowers in your bedroom can actually positively affect your mood?
Providing a safe home for our family can be high on our priority list, but it’s easy to forget about hidden dangers in our environment. Throughout winter, your family probably spent quite a bit of time indoors, and with spring here (finally!), it’s a great time to thoroughly clean your room and tackle the dust and allergens that have accumulated over the last few months. What’s lurking in the nooks and crannies of your bedroom?