Tips on Sleep Resetting

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Reseting Your Sleep Schedule

Sometimes it feels like you’re consistently sleeping like a baby – and other times you might feel like a good night’s sleep eludes you for weeks. In those latter cases, it could be beneficial to have a Sleep Reset.

What is a Sleep Reset?

A Sleep Reset involves implementing a series of actions that can recalibrate your body’s internal clock, known as your circadian rhythm. This clock is easily affected by things like light exposure, diet, even temperature. There are a few tried and tested steps you can take to complete a sleep reset.

1. Be Consistent

Be Consistent with Bedtime: Determine a bedtime and wake-up time that allows for 7-9 hours of sleep per night, and stick to this schedule every day, even on weekends.

2. Create a Routine

Develop a relaxing bedtime routine to signal to your body that it’s time to wind down. This could include activities like reading, taking a warm bath, or practicing relaxation techniques such as deep breathing or meditation

Cronometer Sleep Reset stretch before bed

3. Limit Screen Time Before Bed

The blue light emitted by screens can interfere with your body’s natural sleep-wake cycle. Try to avoid using electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets, and computers at least an hour before bedtime.

4. Micros

Food is a huge factor in how our bodies operate throughout the day and sleep through the night. If you are having a difficult time sleeping, try focusing on key micronutrients that are known to help sleep quality. To learn more about what nutrients help for a good nights sleep visit this blog.

5. Practice Good Sleep Hygiene

Make sure your bedroom is conducive to sleep by keeping it cool, dark, and quiet. Invest in a comfortable mattress and pillows, and consider using white noise machines or earplugs to block out any disruptive noises.

Sleep Reset sleeping women

6. Avoid Caffeine and Alcohol

Limit your intake of caffeine and alcohol, especially in the hours leading up to bedtime, as these substances can interfere with your ability to fall asleep and stay asleep. Visit this blog to learn how certain foods affect your sleep.

7. Be Patient

It may take some time for your body to adjust to your new sleep schedule, so be patient and stick with it. Consistency is key when it comes to resetting your sleep patterns.

By implementing these strategies and making sleep a priority, you can successfully reset your sleep patterns and improve the quality of your rest. If you continue to struggle with sleep issues, consider consulting with a healthcare professional for further guidance and support.

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