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Tips for better Sleep

Healthy sleep habits can improve your quality of life. Having healthy sleep habits important for healthy living. 

Falling asleep may seem like an impossible dream in today's life healthy sleep habits can make the difference between restlessness and restful slumber.

Place thin packets of aromatic, relaxing herb / flower potpourri in your pillows.

Do not bring work-related material into the bedroom.

Wear comfortable clothing to bed cotton is recommended.

The bedroom should ideally be dark or very dimly lit.

Keep your bedroom clean and orderly to limit disorderly thought.

Calming or settling activities as bedtime draws near help prepare the mind and body for rest.

Drink a cup of warm milk before bed.

Use calming aroma therapy oils to help you feel more settled.

Go to bed before 10 p.m. during the drowsy Kapha time of night.

Listen to soothing music before bed such as Maharishi Gandharva-Veda melodies.

Poppy Seed Chutney is a natural sleep aid.

Avoid arguments or intense entertainment right before bed.

Have your last meal about three hours before you go to bed.

Eat light at dinner and minimize hot spicy foods.

Wash your face, hands and feet just before bed.

A warm 20-minute bath an hour before bed can help you relax. Infuse bath water with relaxing aroma oils for added benefit. (TIMExplore.com)

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