Sleep as we know it is as important to our bodies as the bare necessities like food and water. Without it, we can be left feeling irritated and fatigued - yearning for the opportunity to crawl back into bed. While we do know we’re supposed to get around eight hours of sleep per night, it’s often easier said than done with a range of factors that can impact just how well we sleep.
While you may not be able to drastically change the temperature or avoid the street light from blazing into your window, a quality rest setup that includes premium bedding can make a difference when it comes to getting a better night’s sleep. Let’s explore how you can improve your sleep together and wake up feeling revitalised and rejuvenated.
We understand that life can often get in the way of good quality rest. Desk work, binge-watching Netflix and snap lockdowns, it’s little wonder why we’re struggling to feel we rested following a night of extended shuteye.
Here are some of the most common reasons why you might be feeling tired:
A lucklustre night’s sleep every now and again can make you feel tired and irritable. After several sleepless nights, however the effects become more prominent. Not only are you left feeling short-tempered, but your concentration and focus become a mission and you may feel like you’re against the wall by the time 3’o clock rolls around. Between more mistakes and impulsive choices, a lack of sleep can also compound existing health problems, so it’s important to address any snooze issues as soon as possible.
Sleep deprivation simply means you’re not getting enough quality sleep. Most adults need between 7 and 8 hours a night. You may start noticing some signs of sleep deprivation if you’re consistently getting less, including:
Not getting the sleep you need? Here are a few things you can do to improve your sleeping time:
If you’ve tried incorporating the above lifestyle changes but haven’t seen any improvement in your sleep, it’s always a good idea to talk to your doctor to rule out any underlying health issues.
A good quality mattress can sometimes be the difference between a blissful slumber and tossing and turning for most of the night. If you’re fighting against stray springs or uncomfortable lumps, then you might want to think about upgrading your mattress.
At Snooze, we understand that everyone’s sleep needs are different. That’s why we’re here to take the guesswork out of finding the right mattress to suit you. Browse our range of bedding and mattresses now, or speak to one of our friendly sleep experts about how we can help you get a better night’s sleep.