3 Surefire Ways to Cure Insomnia While Sleeping Less!
Seems like you never get enough rest even after sleeping
long hours? You would know part of the reasons for this
fatigue, as you suffer from insomnia. But the other part on
waking up tired even after a good long sleep eludes you.
A good example of how insomnia wreck havoc in a person live
can be found my friend, Darren. Suffering from insomnia, he
finds it very difficult to concentrate and stay awake during
the day. This leads to a couple of failed relationship and
lost opportunities for promotion, because his tiredness is
seen as insincerity and no interest.
Highlighted above shows the mild effects of insomnia, the
tragic ones with many lives lost would be traffic accidents
where the drivers doze off.
Okay, now we succeeded in making you sit up and realized
that sleep disorder can disrupt your life, here's 3 surefire
ways to sleep once your head touches the pillow: -
Following a routine:
Following a routine would assist us to sleep better because
of our sleep cycle. 1 sleep-cycle contains 4 stages of sleep
with the last stage being the REM rapid eye movement sleep,
which is the easiest to wake up.
Getting up before or after REM sleep would make you very
drowsy and not rested. The former happens because you have
not completed 1 cycle, the latter because of the halting of
a new cycle. Therefore, from this experiment with your
waking time, you would know what time you are the most alert
and that would be the end of your REM.
And by the way, to get good sleep, you would need at least 1
cycle, which range between 5-6 hours depending on
individuals. So, to get quality sleep and to feel energetic
for the entire day, you do not need more sleep but waking at
the right time (6 hours versus the recommended 8 hours).
Now, not all of us would enjoy the 'correct' sleep cycle. If
you suffer from insomnia, chances are, you might have a
disrupted cycle. So, we need to 'persuade' your sleep-cycle
on when is the right time to sleep and wake.
To do that we need to lowered our body temperature. Low
temperature makes one drowsy while high temperature makes
Creating an environment would give the body the low
temperature (drowsy), sleep experts say that the ideal room
temperature is 65 to 70 degrees F. This would give your body
the low temperature to fall asleep.
To make sleep even more effective, we should encourage the
production of a chemical known as melatonin, which induces
A darkened room (darkness) would release melatonin. These
two prong approach would slowly conditioned your body to
feel drowsy for you to begin your sleep-cycle
To even better your sleep-cycle, you need to exercise, and
preferably in the daytime under the sun. Exercising under
the sun contributes to raising your body temperature.
As a rule of thumb, if you maintain a high body temperature
through the day, as night approaches, your body temperature
would drop and you would fall asleep easily (that's assuming
that you want to sleep at night).
Go ahead and learn more about sleep disorder and quality
sleep. Without reading this article, would you have known
that sleeping more does not mean better rest or feeling more
energetic? So, to effectively cure your insomnia and get
more quality sleep, try to see insomnia as your enemy,
something you need to know more in order to defeat it.
"Know thy enemy and know thyself, and you can win every
Art Of War
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