know how important good nutrition and exercise are
for your health and beauty, but do you know sleep
is crucial too? When you sleep, you are getting more
than rest. Sleep researchers say “During sleeping,
your body is healing and repairing itself!”
For this reason, dermatologists normally suggest using
your most "active" skin creams before going
to bed. To avoid puffy, bloodshot eyes, dark under-eye
circles and a pale washed-out complexion as well as
for peak alertness and energy, experts say you need
about eight hours of sleep a night.
are some tips to help you get the sleep you need:
every day. Even 20 minutes of walking can help
keep stress hormones from interfering with your
Avoid large meals just before bedtime. An active
digestive system can disrupt your sleep.
Minimize light, noise and extreme changes in temperature;
your bedroom should be comfortably cool for you
to rest well during sleeping.
Don't read, watch television or work in bed. Use
the bed only to sleep. This helps to prevent you
from developing sleep disorders.
Avoid caffeine, nicotine or other stimulants within
four hours of bedtime.
Keep a relaxed mind before sleeping. Avoid thinking
about work or business. Problems are endless,
there will always be a tomorrow to solve your
problems. An overactive brain will keep you tossing
and turning in bed instead of getting quality
sleep. Losing sleep isn't going to solve your