Poor sleep is a health problem affecting more than one in three adults worldwide. A new study published by Oxford University Press explains that apart from its impact on our health, inadequate sleep comes at a huge economic cost through its destructive effects on health, safety and productivity.
A holiday is meant to be a break from the routine. However, routine is essential for children, knowing what to expect during the day creates a sense of security and stability. Try not to make the break too drastic. But if the change is drastic, the following items can be useful in helping your baby fall asleep while on holiday.
Some people can sleep like a log in the midst of a rock concert. Unfortunately, most of us aren’t blessed with this ability, and loud neighbors, crying babies and noise from traffic and construction can interrupt our sleep or prevent us from falling asleep at all.
The first few weeks of having a new baby can be particularly stressful and every hour of the day is dedicated to caring for your newborn. Feeding, changing nappies, putting the baby to bed are all part of the routine babies need. At some point, however, this has to come to an end. Getting into a bedtime routine is good for both parents and babies A regular bedtime routine teaches a baby when it's time to go to sleep. In addition, sleep experts believe that a regular bedtime routine improves sleep quality. The sooner a child learns to follow a routine and adopt certain habits, the easier it is to stick to it before a lack of routine or even bad bedtime habits take hold.
Music can be the best and most effective way to help you go to sleep. Playing the right music before going to sleep can improve your sleep quality.
As many people know, lack of sleep affects our performance and the more stress we experience, the less we sleep. About 30% of workers surveyed in Germany, Austria and Switzerland complained of a lack of sleep or a sleep disorder.
Sleep patterns can vary a lot from person to person. Most have their roots in our inner selves or in our past. We also display similar traits in many situations of our daily lives, such as when we’re under stress, at work, or in life with our family and our environment.
The lack of light in winter makes us tired. If it’s still dark outside when the alarm goes off, many wish nothing more than to be able to go back to sleep. If you don’t get at least an hour of daylight per day, melatonin production is not sufficiently suppressed and that can make you tired.