Having trouble sleeping? We’ve all been there. The real reason you might not be a morning person is because you haven’t gotten the proper rest the night before. And if you’re feeling worn out during the day then you really need to catch up with a good night’s sleep. Easier said than done? Not if you follow some of these helpful hints.
Most important is that you need to stick to a sleep schedule. This doesn’t mean you’ll be expected to hit the pillow and precisely 11 p.m. and fall directly asleep. However, you should go to bed and wake up at the same time every day, including the weekends and holidays. Despite your best intentions, you have to train your body that “now is the time for sleep.” You can’t do that if you’re switching times up. Essentially you want to create a kind of bedtime ritual. Perhaps that means reading for a half an hour before drifting off or listening to soothing tunes or taking a shower. Being consistent with those rituals is another way to train your body to “switch off.”
You should be paying attention to what you’re eating and drinking at least several hours before you head off for slumber. The goal is not to go to bed overly hungry or stuffed. Those kinds of discomforts can keep you tossing and turning. The same can be said for drinking before drifting off. Waking up in the middle of the night for a trip to the bathroom.
Once you’ve accomplished all of those tasks, the biggest challenge for a good night’s sleep is being physically comfortable. That means creating an environment that suits your needs. For some folks that means total darkness. A sleep mask is a good way to achieve that especially if you’re sharing the room with someone who is keeping the light on. You might even want to invest in some earplugs to block out any noise. Then there is the issue of your mattress. If you’ve been sleeping on the same bedding for the last five years (or longer!) then you’re long overdue for a new mattress.
This is one shopping trip you don’t want to rush through or make a purchase on an impulse. Your sleep is too important. When you go shopping, be sure to wear comfortable clothes because you should be spending several minutes trying out a mattress and don’t want to be “bulked up” with layers of clothes.
After picking out your new mattress, your next call should be to Junk King San Diego. These are the folks that are going to take the hassle out of mattress removal. They’ll provide the crew and the truck to get the job done. In that same trip the JK San Diego crew will also be able to remove any other oversized item you want to finally toss out. Don’t wait another day for a good night’s sleep or to get rid of your junk!