Posts Tagged ‘insufficient sleep’

5 tips for better sleep

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Woman SleepingIf for any reason suffer from permanent insufficient sleep this undoubtedly decreased vitality and decreased performance. To become energetic again and enjoy sleep, read the following eight tips that will undoubtedly increase the amount of energy in your body:
1. Mattress
Most people do not even suspect that uncomfortable bed / mattress can undermine the good sleep. Studies show that in theory people recognize the importance of mattresses to sleep and health, but those who really pay attention to their quality, are very low. Namely, it may be the reason for your poor sleep.
2. Sheets
Quality bed linen also helps good sleep, not only creates a need for sleep, but retains the comfort for the whole night. Of course, it is more expensive but do not forget that one third of our lives we spend is in bed.
Quality natural fibers absorb moisture sheets, which is excreted from the body, while synthetic serve just turning.
3. Pillow
When you’re tired, there’s nothing better than a comfortable cushion. For sleep you need one that will keep the level of the neck spine. More correctly position the neck, the less are trapped nerves and vessels and therefore reduces the risk of neck pain.

How to relax good

Friday, September 4th, 2009

RelaxThere is no dispute – the modern man lives in the hectic speed in a stressful situation, and very often insufficient sleep work. In these conditions the body must somehow endure. Therefore we should learn to relax properly and effectively, enabling the body to restore its power within 20-30 minutes. To learn how to effectively disband, you need to do some exercises regularly and stocks with patience.
1. Take time for unloading
As often in conjunction with any new ventures, our main argument against is the lack of time, the most important condition to do so. Take 20-30 minutes, which are dedicated only to you and not distracting. This time should be shortened, even if you think or very fast.
2. Mental focus
Let’s say that you have passed one hurdle you have found the time needed, are engaged in a comfortable position (for home is best lying) and you’re ready to go to the next step. Focus on any picture: for example you on the beach or just an object – maybe a vase. Hold their attention on the image for 3 minutes. Know that in your head will rotate and other thoughts. Do not try to get rid of them – just give them the opportunity to pass without being detained. This exercise is necessary to prompt the brain to switch from operating mode to the mode of relaxation.

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