Sleep issues are some of the most common causes of heart disease, obesity, diabetes and psychological disturbances. Here a 5 simple tips for you to improve your sleep health.
1. RELAXING HERBS:
This could be in the form of a soothing lemon balm or chamomile herbal tea sipped in a quiet corner before bedtime. You could also try SUKHA HERBS new SLEEP TONIC 5-7.5ml one hour before bedtime diluted in a little water or juice. Feel the benefits of relaxing your nervous system with PASSIONFLOWER that regulates our GABAnergic neurotransmitters. GABA is the most soothing of the neurotransmitters that will help quieten the mind and maintain healthier sleep patterns.
2. MINDFULNESS AND MEDITATION:
There are so many different types of meditation practices and the benefits have now been scientifically proven to work in quietening the mind and soothing the soul. Play around with a few different forms, creative visualisation, vipassana meditation, Mindfulness meditation etc and see which one works for you. They can be for a little as 10 minutes to have a positive impact.
3. ENSURE ADEQUATE NUTRITION
Are you getting enough B6 in your diet? Your body needs B6 to be ablt to make MELATONIN our sleep neurotransmitter. Melatonin regulates our circadiam rhythms, promotes sleep and may regulate GABA in the body.
4. ‘CHECK IN WITH HONESTY’
Check in with yourself, honestly. Is there something going on in your life that you need to address? Do you need outside support with a particular issue? Is there something that is not working for you that you need to change?
5. NOURISH YOUR ADRENALS
Wakeful people are generally the excessive cortisol types and their adrenals may be to stimulated with trying to cope with long term stress or high stress. Nourishing the adrenals with SUKHA HERBS NERVOUS SYSTEM AND ADRENAL TONIC may help with your coping skills and adrenal health.