6 Best Sleep Gifts To Consider
Are you thinking of presenting your loved ones with sleep gifts that may help them get better rest at night? While there is no substitute for actual sleep, the practice of developing and maintaining healthy habits prior to bedtime can have a profound effect on the quality of your slumber. Here are a number of gift ideas you can explore to help someone in your life develop a good sleep routine.
Ear Plugs and Eye Masks
Begin with the fundamentals. Putting on an eye mask before bed can help you achieve the kind of restorative, deep sleep that will leave you feeling refreshed when you wake up. Put in your earplugs and you will not be jolted awake by any sounds, whether they come from within or outside the house.
The popularity of weighted blankets has increased due to their claimed ability to ease anxious feelings and improve sleep quality. There is evidence to back up your decision that this would be a great present for someone on your list. A weighted blanket can help a person feel more at ease and safe by applying deep touch pressure to various parts of the body.
Do silk sheets actually improve sleep quality? Silk and other natural fiber sheets are recommended by experts as better at regulating body temperature than synthetic sheets. Silk sheets are great for both hot and cold sleepers because of their ability to regulate body temperature.
Sunrise Alarm Clocks
An alarm clock that simulates the dawn is called a sunrise alarm clock or dawn simulation light. Simulated dawn, which is the effect of waking with a sunrise alarm clock, with 30 minutes of artificial light during the final 30 minutes of nightly sleep improved self-reported alertness and enhanced cognitive and physical performance upon waking, in a study that followed people who reported having trouble waking on their own in the morning.
You may be skeptical about the effectiveness of a white noise machine (or an app or other device that acts as white noise, such as a fan or an A/C unit) if you have never used one before. Some people find it difficult to get to sleep because of the noise in their bedroom or outside their window. If you are facing difficulty in falling or staying asleep as a result of ambient noise, introducing white noise into the environment may help.
When it comes to your emotional, mental, and physical well-being, including your ability to achieve a good night's rest, meditation is a great mind-body activity. For instance, some research suggests that our brain's ability to combat negative thought patterns (like worry and rumination) that disrupt sleep can improve with meditation. Meditating before bed is something that has been recommended by experts. In addition to improving our focus, mood, and memory, meditating and practicing deep breathing can also help us feel more in control of our lives and hence, be more at ease.
- Alex Melen