5 Tips for a Good Night's Rest

A good night’s rest is imperative to our daily lives, but unfortunately, many of us toss and turn or wake up numerous times throughout the night. Not only is this frustrating, but it can also be detrimental to the sufferer’s health.

Whether it’s stress from things like dating after divorce, the kids driving you nuts, other life factors, or just an old-fashioned bout of insomnia, sleepless nights are the bane of millions of people the world over. Luckily, there are a few things that you can try that may help you get a better night’s rest.

1. Move Way From The Light

If you’re suffering from restless nights, one of the biggest culprits could be something you use every day, your electronic devices. That smartphone, e-reader, and tablet all emit what’s known as blue light. This light is beneficial during the day because they boost attention, reaction times, and mood, but according to Harvard Health, “blue light can affect your sleep and potentially cause disease.”

For a better night’s sleep, forgo binge-watching ‘Bel-Air’ and turn off those devices at least 30 minutes before bedtime.

2. Out With The Old

While you change your sheets regularly and know that most experts agree that you need to change out your mattress every eight years, there’s one area you may overlook — your pillow. Pillows are crucial for good sleep, and an excellent therapeutic pillow will cradle your neck and head, keeping you co