Sleep is an important indicator of your overall health and well being. According to a study carried out by Sleep Foundation Org, an average of 8-10 hours is required for children aged 14-17 years. To know how much you need sleep, read on.
Why is sleeping important?
A good night sleep should make you feel alert and energized. Your brain activity is at its peak when its adequately rested. Don’t push yourself. Just like batteries need charge to light, your mind needs to sleep a specific amount to work at its optimum.
Are you getting enough sleep?
Your body is made in such a way that it requires rest at night. Poor night’s sleep will zap all your energy and kill your mood, making you feel irritable for the rest of your day. Sleep is essential, just like food or to put it this way, a good night sleep is food for your mind.
How to know if you are getting enough sleep?
When you feel refreshed, energized, sharp, alert, happy, positive, you are properly rested.If you feel sleepiness during the day then it means you are not getting sleep. So eat right and sleep right, that’s the only way to improve your memory.
How to get good night sleep?
Follow these simple effective methods to sleep;
- Maintain a sleep schedule, even on weekends.
- Practice a relaxing bedtime ritual like meditation.
- Exercise daily.
- See to it there’s no sound and light while you sleep.
- Sleep on a comfortable mattress and pillows.
- Don’t drink caffeine, tea, colas 1 hour before sleep.
- Turn off electronics before bed.
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