This hoodie to help you sleep is now on my list of Favorite Things for Your Health!
Insomnia is no longer something a few people suffer from. It’s now almost at 100% of Americans. All these electronic gadgets aren’t helping our case.
“People spend up to 10 hours a day on electronic devices, which directly impacts melatonin production and stimulates the fight-or-flight response system in the brain. – Jenn J. Allen
Our physical, psychological and emotional health are all linked to our sleeping habits.
University of California, Berkeley researchers recently found that insufficient sleep can amplify levels of anxiety up to 30 percent and, on the flip side, that a solid eight hours or so helps reduce stress.
“Deep sleep seems to be a natural anxiolytic (anxiety inhibitor), so long as we get it each and every night,” Mathew Walker, a senior author of the study and a professor of neuroscience and psychology at the university, said in the published report for the journal Nature Human Behaviour.
The study analyzed brain scans from 18 young adults and discovered that those who got a full night’s rest had a lower heart rate and lower blood pressure, as well as stable emotions when they woke.
According to National Sleep Foundation, most adults need 7 to 9 hours a night for the best amount of sleep, although some people may need as few as 6 hours or as many as 10 hours of sleep each day. Older adults (ages 65 and older)need 7-8 hours of sleep each day. Women in the first 3 months of pregnancy often need several more hours of sleep than usual.
There can be underlying causes to insomnia that need to be addressed first because if a you simply take a sleeping pill, you’re masking the underlying cause.
The best way to uncover that is with cognitive behavioral therapy –a fancy name for talk therapy.
Then, you want to set the stage for a good night’s sleep or day if you’re napping.
This is where Glenn Paradise found the ideal solution.
Glenn Paradise invented the dēp sleep hoodie out of a need.
“I wasn’t getting the quantity or quality of sleep necessary to consistently feel or perform at my best. I learned I wasn’t alone and that hundreds of millions of people around the world don’t sleep well. The DepSlepwear hoodie is our first product in a line of wear and gear purpose-built for deep sleep every night. No pills, elixirs or gimmicks required.” -Glenn Paradise
“I consider myself a problem-solving entrepreneur. It’s in my blood. When I was young, I was side-by-side with my father as he created several businesses that helped people learn faster, perform better, and enjoy their lives more. The gratification I felt from helping people during those early years inspired me to keep the good stuff coming in my professional career. The products and services I create are born from necessity and are designed to help people live more fulfilling personal and professional lives. I know and trust they work because I need and use them myself.” -Glenn Paradise
Other tips for a good night’s sleep include:
- Do not exercise within 3 hours of bedtime
- Turn off all electronic devices 2 hours before bedtime
- Spend time outdoors preferably in sunlight in a natural setting during the day
- Exercise regularly
- Take a nourishing bath before bedtime
- Maintain a regular sleep schedule where you go to sleep and rise at the same time
- Take a break from work every 90 min.
- Breathe deeply. Focus on nothing except breathing before bed
- Prepare items for the next day to alleviate worries upon rising
- If you are worried about something remind yourself worrying doesn’t help
- Remind yourself everything will work better when you recharge your batteries
- Give yourself permission to rest your mind, body and spirit
- Remind yourself you get to help more people when you yourself are at your best
- Avoid any alcohol 3 hours before bedtime
- Do not eat too close to bedtime as your digestive track needs time to rest
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Related Articles on Sleep:
- As explored in this article on The Sleep Forum, temperature plays an important role in achieving quality sleep. If you’re not taking steps to control your body temperature throughout the night, your sleep will never be optimal.
- From setting a schedule to establishing a ritual, the National Sleep Foundation helps us prepare for better sleep with these great tips.
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7 Foods That Help You Sleep by Maria Dorfner
It’s worth repeating. A good night’s rest is what makes you look AND feel your best.
Yet, texting, tweeting, blogging, emailing, facebooking and thinking in daylight can also keep you up at night.
A good night’s sleep isn’t just about being able to wake up when the alarm goes off. It benefits your weight, heart, mind & more.
In a 2010 study of women age 50 to 79, there were more deaths in those that got less than 5 hours of sleep a night.
So yes, it can affect the length of your life AND quality of life.
Sleep also lowers stress, depression, anxiety, improves attention and learning, keeps your mind sharp and one more thing.
Well-rested folks lose more fat. That’s right. It gives a whole new meaning to Snooze You Lose.
All great reasons to stock your refrigerator with these 7 foods that help you sleep soundly. Eat an hour before bedtime:
1. OATMEAL – It promotes insulin production and sleep-inducing chemicals to relax you
2. SMALL BOWL OF COTTAGE CHEESE WITH SLICED BANANAS – The magnesium and potassium are muscle relaxants
4. TOAST – Carb rich foods produce insulin helping you relax
6. WHOLE WHEAT PASTA – Add fresh veggies & diced chicken with tomato sauce; high protein dish that also releases tryptophan
7. YOGURT SPRINKLED WITH CEREAL – You get the calcium and the carb combo to help bring on the Z-z-z-z’s
A good night’s sleep also spurs creativity and improves your athletic performance the next day. It also curbs inflammation. Those that don’t get enough sleep have higher levels of inflammatory problems.
If you are STILL tossing and turning or watching the clock, make sure you are doing the following:
1. STOP SIPPING CAFFEINE AT 2 P.M. – Check labels. You may not be aware what you’re drinking contains caffeine.
2. DIM THE LIGHTS IN YOUR ROOM ONE HOUR BEFORE YOU TURN IN.
3. SOAK IN A WARM BATH TO UNWIND AS SOON AS YOU GET HOME, NOT RIGHT BEFORE BED.
4. CLOSE YOUR EYES FOR 10 MIN. AND GENTLY STRETCH BY PAYING ATTENTION TO YOUR BREATHING.
5. THIS IS A MUST: MAKE SURE ALL YOUR GADGETS ARE TURNED OFF. PLACING THINGS ON VIBRATE DOES NOT COUNT AS OFF. THAT SOUND CAN STILL DISRUPT YOUR SLEEP.
6. MAKE SURE ALL CLUTTER IS REMOVED FROM YOUR BEDROOM.
HOPE THESE TIPS HELP YOU SLEEP BETTER ALL SUMMER. STAY HEALTHY, EVERYONE! 🙂
HEALTH TIPS? HEATH STORIES? CONTACT: MARIA.DORFNER@YAHOO.COM
- Eat your way to a good night sleep (time4sleep.co.uk)
- Foods That Help You Sleep (plushbeds.com)
- Top 7 Foods For Better Sleep (time4sleep.co.uk)
- 15 Foods that Help You Sleep (babyzone.com)
“I love giving gifts that improve people’s health and life. This hoodie falls into that category. When I wore it on my commute from New York City to Pennsylvania, I felt incredibly comfortable for the first time. Normally, when I travel the temperature tends to vary from hot one minute to freezing the next, especially in airplanes. The fabric of this hoodie maintains body temperature. No freezing or sweating. And I love that cocoon feeling. This is well designed.” -Maria Dorfner, CEO, NewsMD