Ten Blogs for Better Sleep During Deployments

During seasons of deployment, sleeping well can be a major challenge for even the most sleep-savvy Military Spouse! 

We’ve compiled our top ten blog posts for science-based sleep advice to help you build the bedtime routine of your dreams!

3 Bedroom Updates to Improve your Sleep
From: Sleep.org

“Turning your attention to your sleep environment may reveal some useful insights into the way you sleep, and minor adjustments can yield big results in improving your experience. For simple ways to upgrade your bedroom environment follow these tips.”

Too Hot to Sleep? How to Keep Cool on Hot Summer Nights!
From: sleepcouncil.org

While high-end temperatures make a welcome debut for us, steamy nights and baking bedrooms do little to lull us to sleep. This blog shares tips for adjusting your surroundings to minimize heat and sleep great!

Upgrade your Bedroom, Improve Your Sleep
From: edmontonrealestate.ca

Unfortunately, there are many small factors that can chip away at people’s ability to get a good night’s rest. This blog shares simple bedroom upgrades that can drastically improve your sleep quality tonight!


How to Fall Asleep if you Suffer from Anxiety…
From: sleepjunkies.com

According to researchers from Manchester University, people who sleep for shorter periods of time and go to bed later will often experience more repetitive negative thoughts than those who get more sleep. And after an interesting study out of the US, there is also significant evidence that suggests that being sleep deprived produces a higher anxiety response to external cues. Here are a few simple tips that can help you protect yourself from sleep deprivation-induced anxiety.

Move Over Rover: Discover the Pros & Cons of Sleeping with your Dog!
From: Bettersleep.org

..because these doggies are considered part of the family, it turns out that many owners go as far as sharing their bed with Fido every night. If you’re one of these folks, you may want to get a better understanding of what cuddling with a canine companion does to your sleep and how you might be able to minimize the impact.

How to get a good night’s sleep- 43 ways to sleep better!
From: pushdoctor.co.uk

Sleeping properly is linked to a reduced risk of heart problems, high blood pressure, diabetes, and obesity. It can also have a positive impact on your immune system, fertility, and mental function. If you’re concerned that you’re not getting enough sleep, you need to address this urgently. We’ve compiled a list of sleep tips that will help you wake up feeling refreshed and ready to go every day.

Is Stress Ruining Your Sleep?
From: sleeptasticsolutions.com

With all that stress, it’s no wonder that the quality and/or quantity of your sleep might take a backseat to all these festivities. When we’re feeling stressed out or overwhelmed, it definitely affects how quickly we fall asleep and whether or not we stay asleep all night… Here are 3 things that you can do to help…

Foods for Sleep: A List of the Best & Worst Foods for Getting Sleep.
From: alaskasleep.com

..too often healthy eating is rarely thought about when it comes to sleep. Here we hope to shed light on the amazing benefits that food can have in helping you get to sleep, and stay asleep, so that you wake feeling refreshed the next day, every day. Here are the best and worst foods for getting sleep:

8 Ways to Help your Child Get Ready for the School Sleep Routine.
From: thelseepdoctor.com

It can be tempting for parents to bury their heads (and their toes) in the sand and hang on to the summertime routine right to the bitter end of kids’ vacation. But that makes for a pretty bumpy, conflict-filled, chaotic re-entry to the school year. It’s just a bad idea. Instead, this year, why not try something different: a gradual, planned migration back into the school routine, with a focus on sleep. It takes just a little bit of planning and commitment. But the rewards can be great, for kids and parents.

How Exercise Affects Your Sleep (and What to do About it)
From: lull.com

In short, exercise and sleep do influence one another, but not always in expected or consistent ways. So what does all of this mean to you, your sleep schedule, your workout routine, and making sure that you’re getting the most out of your time in bed and the gym? Check out these pieces of vital info that will help you to understand how working up a sweat can equal sweet dreams…

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