Sleep

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Improving your relationship with sleep will not only help you, it will also set good examples for your little ones who need sleep even more than adults!

  • Sleep and daily rhythms impacts our metabolism.

  • Bedtime routines help more than just the kids.*

  • Sleep cleanses.

Sleep is a really important ingredient for creating a healthy lifestyle.

With proper sleep our body can better manage stress hormones, our metabolism can function normally, our body cleanse itself of things that aren’t good for us and our mind has time to calm and reset.*
Yet sleep is often overlooked; we sacrifice half an hour sleep here to get to the gym and half an hour there to finish a chapter of a great book.

Reprioritise Sleep

Well, it’s time to reprioritise and put sleep higher up on the agenda to make sure we’re getting the full 7-9 hours of sleep per night that is recommended for adults by The National Sleep Institute. Improving your relationship with sleep will not only help you, it will also set good examples for your little ones who need sleep even more than adults!

*Sources: NHS Sleep routinesSleep Rhythms and MetabolismSleep DetoxNegative Thinking

 

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Bedtime sleep habits for children

Most children respond best to consistency as it helps them feel safe and secure. Start at the same time every night at bathtime and choosing their favourite pyjamas. Ask them what was the best thing that happened today so that they’re drifting off thinking their most positive thoughts.