Five Sleep Tips From eve sleep

It’s Sleep Month here on the Neat Blog, so we’ve enlisted the help of our slumber-loving friends from eve sleep to put together their 5 top tips to ensure that you get a great night’s sleep and wake up feeling refreshed and energised in the morning.

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1. Consume your caffeine before 2pm
Yep, that afternoon latte sure does hit the spot, but it could be the difference between sleeping soundly and hardly sleeping. Depending on your sensitivity, caffeine can stay in your system for more than six hours, so avoid making another brew after 2pm.

Also, be weary of other products that may contain caffeine, such as tea, chocolate, hot chocolate and fizzy drinks.

2. Avoid drinking alcohol too close to bedtime
Whilst your favourite tipple may make it feel easier to fall asleep, it can dehydrate you and worsen the quality of your sleep -- so you wake up feeling sluggish. You might find you also need to get up in the night to go to the loo (because alcohol is a diuretic) and it can make snoring worse.

3. Make your bedroom a sleep sanctuary
Most experts agree that your bedroom should be dark, comfortable and quiet. Keep walls neutral (if that's your thing) and ditch the clutter. Of course, we're going to say this, but it's worth investing in high-quality, comfortable sleep products. Trust us. A mattress (like this one here), breathable sheets (like these ones here) and a supportive pillow (ahem) can make all the difference. Try to ensure your body stays cool, supported in all the right places and comfortable all night long.

4. Avoid using technology too close to bedtime
Sleep research has shown that blue light from smartphones, tablets, and computer screens can put our circadian rhythm out of whack and impact sleep. Essentially, blue light through the optic nerve tells your brain that it is still daytime.

5. Create a sleep routine and stick to it
Ideally, aim to go to bed at the same time every night and wake up at the same time every morning. Obviously, there will be times when you break your routine, such as a late-night, or travel, but always try to get back on track as soon as you can.


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