Sweet Dreams

By March 1, 2021 blog

I’ve struggled off and on with sleep for as long as I can remember.  In the last year and a half, I’ve really put some effort into getting the best sleep I can as I’ve realized the days of no sleep/poor sleep do NOT serve me well.  I feel better, eat better, move more, and am more productive when I get quality sleep.  My sleep isn’t amazing all the time but it’s so much better than it used to be – I’ll take that as a win!

A few things that I have incorporated into my routine:

 

-Consistent bedtime – for the most part I keep my bedtime and wake up time consistent (love a routine!).  Yes, even on the weekends!

-Cooler bedroom temperature – apologies to my night owl spouse who grabs a hoodie as I turn the heat down every night.

-Diffusing some oils or using a linen spray on the pillows/sheets. I love the Sinus oil blend from STL Herbs & Aromatics in Maplewood and Sweet Dreams Rest Well Everything Mist from Mobaak (one of my fave little shops in California).

-Put the phone down and pick up a book before bed instead.  I used to be an avid reader and then I wasn’t for a long time.  I picked the habit back up and forgot how much I LOVE to read before bed.  It helps me wind down and it’s been fun to get back into books again!

Sweet dreams!