Your bedroom should be the coolest room in your home.
In order to get a deep sleep your bedroom should be the coolest room in your house – aim for about 15-18 degrees Celsius.
Did you know:
- Less than 7 hours of sleep a night is linked to obesity, low testosterone levels and type 2 diabetes. A lack of sleep also slows your metabolism, leading to weight gain.
- Snoring is an issue because it can affect your quality of sleep, leading to daytime fatigue and increased health problems like erectile dysfunction.
Block all the light sources from your bedroom.
Living a healthy life isn’t all about lifting weights and eating salad. Getting a solid’s night sleep can be just as important to keep our hearts healthy, reduce stress and even make us smarter!
To get a solid night’s sleep embrace the dark side. Our brains are programmed to wake when it’s light and sleep when it’s dark. Block all the light sources from your bedroom, and cover the LED lights on your electronics. Also try moving your computer or TV out of the bedroom as they can be big distractions to getting a solid night’s sleep.
It’s easy for a night out to start with a few quick beers, ‘cause you’re already thirsty.
Here’s our tip to help you feel better and reduce your alcohol intake. Drink a big glass of water just before you leave your house/work. First thing you drink when you get to the bar is another big glass of water. And the last thing you drink before leaving the bar is another big glass of water.
The salt makes you thirsty, and you’ll order more drinks.
What’s the best way to get you to buy more drinks when you go out? Offering you salty bar snacks and appetizers. The salt makes you thirsty, and you’ll order more drinks. Do your best to avoid the salty choices and always keep a glass of water within reach.
Mix up your activities with a hike, bike ride or a team sport with your buds.
Running on a treadmill for months on end is boring and going to a gym is not for everybody. Go for a hike or bike ride. Or get some pickup basketball or soccer going with your buds.