If you too are part of the famous Sect of the Sleepless, a memorable scene from the film The Consequences of Love, here are some useful and above all very green suggestions to avoid sleepless nights, to assume a thousand positions with the sole purpose of .. falling asleep.
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If you are also part of the famous Sect of the Sleepless, memorable scene from the film “The Consequences of Love”, here are some useful and above all very green suggestions to avoid sleepless nights, to assume a thousand positions with the sole purpose of .. falling asleep.
1) Lower the temperature
This is the first thing to do before bedtime. Studies show that people they sleep better in a cool place, especially children. The ideal temperature for sleeping is between 15 and 18 degrees centigrade.
2) Turn off Pc / Laptop / TV
The light that is emitted from TV e computer screens it leads the brain to think that it is still daylight, making it more difficult to relax at the end of the day. Experts suggest to deactivate all electronic components for at least one hour (preferably two) before going to sleep.
3) Back to nature
Breathing fresh air, playing outdoors during the day helps sleep at night. Even just take a walk or spending time outside in the yard for a few minutes before returning home after work / school is definitely beneficial for sleep.
4) Balanced diet
To hire cereals such as rice before going to sleep can help our body to relax and therefore be able to fall asleep without difficulty. Indeed grains are easier to digest also some Whole grains they also have a calming effect, such asoats which acts on the nervous system by relaxing it. Also vegetable as the lentils they have calming power and are an ideal choice for the evening meal since replace animal proteins which on the contrary can cause sleep problems.
A glass of wine to relax? Absolutely "No", better a cup of tisane maybe chamomile, lavender or mint which helps digestion and soothes the stomach. Of course they are severely vietate caffeine and theine.
Avoid sweets and maybe take some fruit instead of a biscuit or a slice of cake after dinner. Fruit is able to satisfy sugar expectations at the end of a meal in the same way, but those contained in an apple, pear, apricot, etc. are more easily digestible. Also another advantage of fruit is that it has a high antioxidant content which help cleanse / detoxify our body while we sleep.
Finally it is very important, even during the summer months, avoid a cold meal in the evening which are more difficult to digest. In fact, when we eat uncooked foods our body has to work hard to bring the temperature of the food to the level of body temperature, while if the food has been cooked our body will spend less energy and therefore relax more easily: instead of a cold salad better eat steamed vegetables or stews and lukewarm soups left to cool, perhaps flavored with a good olive oil strictly from the farmer!
5) Reduce Stress
But if you really can't sleep despite all the precautions you have taken, then without exaggerating you could take some valerian o melatonin, absolutely natural remedies for insomnia maybe meditating five minutes before sleep to help your mind find the well-deserved relaxation. To do this you can also take a look at the 10 ways to fight stress.