ISSUE 4 - Tips for improving sleep quality đź’¤Rest easier this year

ISSUE 4

We know how important a good night's rest is for our overall health and happiness, and that's why we've put together a collection of articles and tips to help you get the best sleep possible.
 
From foods that can improve sleep to wellness strategies and the impact of chronic illness, we've got you covered.
 
We'll also touch on the prevalence of sleep deprivation in the US and offer some relaxation techniques to help you wind down. So sit back, relax, and let's start getting some better Z's!

Food

Soothing Snacks: Cherries, Walnuts, and Maca for Better Sleep

Are you having trouble getting a good night's rest? If so, you may want to consider adding some sleep-promoting foods to your diet. Cherries, walnuts, and maca are all tasty options that have been shown to have potential benefits for sleep.

Does meal-timing impact sleep?

A 2021 study on dinner timing showed that eating closer to bedtime did not have a negative impact the structure of your sleep. Now, we might not jump right into making it a habit of eating right before bed, but at least we know that it's not necessarily when we eat, but what we eat that has a stronger impact on our sleep.

Wellness

Three articles that all say the same thing about how to sleep better

There's no secret to sleep.  Regardless of what you read or where you search, there are a few tips that all remain  the same when it comes to getting a good night's rest.

6 steps to better sleep

8 secrets to a good night's sleep

How to sleep better: 15 science-backed tips

Can bathing at night help to improve sleep?

Some research has suggested that hot water bathing can help to reduce muscle tension, lower blood pressure, and improve circulation. It has also been linked to improved sleep, as the heat of the water can help to relax the body and promote a sense of calm.

In addition to these physical benefits, hot water bathing is also known to have psychological benefits. The act of immersing the body in hot water can be relaxing and meditative, and can help to promote a sense of well-being.

So, why not try taking a hot bath and see if it has any positive effects on your own health and happiness?

Health

Why sleep is important in managing chronic illnesses?

"Patients with chronic medical disorders often have fewer hours of sleep and less restorative sleep compared to healthy individuals, and this poor sleep may worsen the subjective symptoms of the disorder." James M. Parish

"Sleep plays a very important role in managing chronic diseases. Sleep repairs our damaged cells and gives us the energy we need to live a healthier life." Julie Moberg

1/3 of Americans are not getting enough sleep

All the statistics show, that it's time to go to bed.

1/3 of Americans are not getting enough sleep, perpetuating chronic illnesses and costing them financially. 

Read more here:

The State Of Sleep Health In America In 2022

CDC: More than 1 in 3 Americans are sleep-deprived

53 Sleep Statistics

Why Sleep Matters—The Economic Costs of Insufficient Sleep

Choose Joy

Soak in some relaxation

Did you know that the US also has hot springs. Check out this list of 25 hot springs in the US.

 

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