5 Quick Ways to Get a Better Night's Sleep from a Wellness CEO
Jess here, the founder of Wishroute! Sleep has always been one of my biggest challenges but given today's pressures and stress, it's more important than ever to focus on. I've read books from, and spoken to, sleep experts from around the world (HERE's my favorite) and tried endless tips and products. The most important thing is to experiment and find what works best for YOU, here's what works for me:
Try a colder room
During the winter, I open my bedroom window at night and try to get the room down to mid-60s. During the summer, I crank the AC. Not the most environmentally friendly, but it's super important for me to be able to sleep.
Eat on the earlier side
When I eat a late dinner, I notice it's harder for me to wind down, I try not to eat after 7:30pm. Doesn't always happen, but I notice it helps me to avoid food before bed.
I LOVE wine and juicy IPAs, but I also always pay for it sleep wise. Whether you notice it or not, alcohol does decrease the quality of our sleep so I choose to drink, or not drink, according to how important it is for me to sleep deeply that night.
Give CBD a try
I've had mixed results with melatonin in the past but Beam's CBD Dream Blend really works for me. It's expensive, but I've found it well worth the investment, everyone I recommend it to tells me how much it's helped, and I got Beam to share a 15% discount code with us "WISHROUTE" since I'm a customer :)
Write your thoughts down
When all else fails and my mind won't turn off, I pull out a piece of paper and quickly jot down whatever I'm thinking about or worrying over. Then I rip the piece of paper up, throw it away, and get back in bed.
I would love to hear from you if any of these tips help or if you have a tip of your own you'd like to share! Email me at Jessica@wishroute.com :)