A whole month dedicated to improving a good night’s sleep… It’s National Bed Month right the way through March. Set up by The Sleep Council, an advisory organisation that raises awareness of the importance of a good night's sleep to your health, this month aims to encourage everybody to get a… good night's sleep!
We all need to realise the huge health benefits. Our thinking and decision-making is much more efficient when we're properly refreshed. Conversely, it's much harder to do tasks and make informed choices when we're tired. Plus, we all get irritable and frustrated much more easily…
There's also much more chance of staying healthy and fighting off viruses – our immune system is strengthened and boosted while we sleep. A sound night's sleep – and sleep experts generally recommend at least seven hours, but nine hours is better – will also leave you with much healthier looking skin, eyes and hair.
Here's some superb soporific advice for ensuring you get a sound sleep:
As well, we can help – a good session at the gym a few hours before bedtime will definitely help you climb into bed feeling like you need a decent sleep. (It's also much less likely this way that your tummy will flop on to the mattress first when you roll over…!)