As we dive deeper into sleep research, it becomes clear that "good" sleep hygiene extends beyond our nightly REM cycles. In these newsletters, we'll share a wealth of rest tips that will revolutionize the way you sleep.
Try doing the physiological sigh 2-3x a day and see how it sets you up for a better night’s sleep. And right before bed, try mindful breathing with binaural music or use a guided meditation app, like Headspace or Calm.
Did you know that drinking cherry juice can help you sleep better? According to a study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food, drinking a glass of cherry juice twice a day can help increase sleep time (by ~84 minutes) and improve sleep quality.
Sleepy Head Mocktail
½ cup pure tart cherry juice (with no added sugars)
1 tablespoon magnesium powder
A splash of your fave sparkling water
Studies show that sleeping in a cool room (around 65 degrees Fahrenheit) can lead to deeper, more restorative sleep. So, if you're having trouble sleeping, try lowering the temperature in your bedroom.