Our days are filled with activity – and for those preparing for an upcoming move,
lots of it – but despite the fact that we’re often exhausted at the end of the day, we find ourselves tossing and turning.
Luckily, there are some great products that can help you fall asleep, stay in dreamland until it’s time to wake up, and feel ready for whatever lies ahead…
The Blue Light Blocker on Your Phone
By now, most of us know that we ought to put our phones aside for about an hour
before bed. If you can’t seem to quit your night-time tech habit though,
there’s a simple step you can take to reduce the amount of blue light that’s
reaching your brain and inducing wakefulness.
Many tablets and smartphones are equipped with a Night Shift or Blue Light Blocking feature that makes the colours on the screen warmer and limits the amount of blue light you see.
Some models let you set a timer so that the tones readjust in the morning, while others need to be reset manually. You can find your phone’s blue light blocking feature in the “Settings” menu, where it’s usually under the “Display” or “Brightness” heading.
Dimmable Light Bulbs
In a perfect world, every switch would be equipped with a dimmer, since too much
light prevents your body from releasing melatonin properly at the end of the
day which enables you to sleep.
However, if you don’t have dimmer switches in your home, now is a great time to swap standard light bulbs out for dimmable ones. The C-Sleep Dimmable light bulb is one example. It’s compatible with Bluetooth, and you control it via an app. You can use the app to schedule dimming and brightening, and you can even control multiple bulbs at once. These dimmable bulbs and others can be purchased online and at some home improvement stores.
A High-Quality Mattress
We’re supposed to spend about one-third of each day sleeping, if not a little more
than that. So, why is it that so many of us skimp when it comes to the place
where we get our precious shut-eye?
The good news is that the newest mattresse