Have Yourself a Good Nightâ€™s Sleep This Holiday Season. SleepÂ is absolutely essential for a personâ€™s health and well-being. Here are some tips for a good night sleep when traveling
1. Take a Relaxing Hot Bubble Bath
A bath before bed both relaxes your muscles and releases muscular tension. The process has a chemical effect on the body as well. While relaxing in the tub, your core body temperature rises, and then it quickly drops once you get out. The addition of bath oils will also add to the relaxing effect. Sandal Wood oil has a woodsy scent that has been used for centuries to prepare the mind for meditation. Flower petals can also be used to add a relaxing scent. Slip in, soak and relax…
2. Apply Food Science
Over the years, science has found that many foods, drinks, herbs, and other natural sleep aids can help put you to sleep naturally. Certain types of fish and sea creatures that contain tryptophan induce sleep, including shrimp, cod, tuna, and halibut. Consume during evening meal as one of your healthy sleep habits.
3. Use Sounds to Induce Sleep
Sound therapy has been used for thousands of years to help people relax and improve their sleep habits. Many older people with sleep problems find an improvement in their sleep after listening to relaxing music before bedtime. When music is combined with guided relaxation it increases the rate at which the mind and body combine to slow down and move into a deep trance like state. Low and slow vocal patterns are also found to be trance inducing.
4. Follow a Bedtime Routine
People with regular sleeping routines have higher concentration levels, increased energy, and a better memory. Going to bed and waking up at the same time each day sets the bodyâ€™s “internal clock” to expect sleep at a certain time night after night. The exact time you choose to go to bed/wake up isnâ€™t so important, but there are a two things you need to consider are: You should be aiming for between 7 and 9 hours sleep and your body needs a decent amount of bright light every day so it can produce certain (very important) brain chemicals like melatonin.
At The Leaf Jimbaran, we provide each guest a selection of pillows according to their sleeping needs and technology such as music and sleeping software monitoring to help induce sleepâ€¦.