6 tips to achieve optimal sleep in the New Year

Image Source : FREEPIK Tips to achieve optimal sleep in 2024.

In the new year, individuals often make resolutions to exercise more, eat healthier, or learn a new skill. Yet, one crucial aspect of their well-being often slips through the cracks of their commitment – sleep.

In 2024, prioritise self-care, embracing life’s simpler, meaningful facets. Reflect, engage, and commit to self-love through the serene beauty of restful sleep. Hence, a promise to self transcends a mere resolution; it’s a pledge to commit to eight hours of sleep, a warm commitment to nurturing well-being through the enchantment of quality sleep.

Quality sleep positively impacts physical and mental health, productivity, and overall life quality. It’s a universal need, pertinent across age groups. The Sleep Foundation reports that while 90% aspire to enhance sleep, only 48% succeed, with 56% rarely or never crafting sleep-focused resolutions.

Here are a few tips to achieve sleep this year outlined by Anand Nichani, Managing Director, Magniflex India:

Consistent Sleep Schedule: Cultivate a regular bedtime and wake-up routine for a balanced internal clock. A good night’s sleep helps rejuvenate the mind and body.

Digital Detox Before Bed: Abstain from electronic devices and TV an hour before bedtime, opting for calming activities like reading or meditation. 

Serene Sleep Environment: Invest in quality mattresses and pillows, choose soothing colours, and blackout curtains, and maintain a cool room temperature. A memo from the mattress is pivotal for maintaining good health and posture. 

Sleep-Supportive Bedding: Select a mattress aligned with comfort preferences and spinal alignment. Consider breathable sheets and blankets. 

Mindful Nutrition: Avoid heavy meals, caffeine, and nicotine before bedtime. Stay hydrated during the day, limiting liquids before sleep. Opt for light, sleep-inducing snacks if hungry. 

Relaxing Warm Bath: Indulge in a warm bath or shower before bedtime to induce relaxation and faster sleep onset.

In our fast-paced world, sleep often takes a backseat. A beckoning call to regain control over your well-being, commencing with the rejuvenating power of quality sleep—a necessity, not a luxury.  

(With IANS Inputs)

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