In case you haven’t heard of it, hygge, pronounced (hue-gue), is a term that encompasses a variety of concepts – all somewhat related to warmth. It’s about creating an atmosphere of coziness, comfort, contentment, and wellness. Wouldn’t it be great to create the ultimate “Hygge” style bedroom?
What is a good night’s sleep? For some of us, it’s an elusive treat. But, what if there was a way to improve your odds of getting a good night’s sleep? Try these top 10 secrets and get that restful, restorative sleep you deserve.
There are many small changes you can make in your home, that can truly make an impact on our planet. As an added bonus, these changes will help keep your family healthy, and they will save you money as well.
Adjustable Beds have become quite popular recently, due to wider availability online and more affordable options than ever before. They give you the ability to adjust your bed, into a variety of positions, with a remote control. If you’re looking to enhance your sleep comfort, an adjustable bed may help you accomplish this goal.
Morning routines. They can make or break your day before you’re even out of the bed – especially if something interferes with that first cup of coffee, or someone beats you to the bathroom. A morning ritual; however, is something different. It is deeper. It gives you the opportunity to start the day on a positive note – no matter what the rest of the day entails.
One of the most important things you can do for good physical health and your overall well-being, is to get an adequate amount of sleep each night. The U.S. National Library of Medicine recommends that school aged children get at least 10 hours of sleep daily, teens between 9 and 10 hours daily, and adults between 7 and 8 hours daily. Establishing a healthy bedtime routine will help you to accomplish this adequate sleep goal.
You spend one-third of your lifetime sleeping in your bed. If you think about it, that’s a lot of time spent snuggling up to your mattress. Your bed should be your sanctuary, allowing you to get the rest your body and mind need, without putting your health at risk.
Gratitude. It’s a simple word that often gets lost in the shuffle of trying to get through your daily life. When life weighs heavily on you, practicing gratitude can bring about bigger changes and benefits than you realize.
According to Psychology Today, there are seven benefits to practicing gratitude that have been scientifically proven. One of the benefits is better sleep.
Here are some additional benefits of gratitude:
- Physical Health Improvements
- Relationship Building (increasing your network of friends and acquaintances)
- Better Psychological Health
- Enhances Empathy while Reducing Aggression
- Builds Self-Esteem
- Improves Mental Strength
- Improves Sleep
As we gather with friends and family during the holidays, we tend to look back on the year, reflect on our blessings and give thanks. This is also a good time to look for ways to give back to others and make a real difference for the holidays.