Despite being a long-awaited signal that the start of summer is upon us, when the clocks go forward, ‘losing’ an hour sleep can leave us feeling a little less than our best. We’ve put together our simple guide on how to Sleep Better on an hour less sleep.
Step 1: Look forward to bedtime
Even as adults, simple things like having freshly washed sheets or a new cosy blanket or pillow can help get us excited for bedtime. By looking forward to the experience of winding down and getting into bed, we are naturally encouraged to go to bed earlier than we might normally. Indulge your mind and body with our Sleep Sanctuary collection, containing our Sleep Better Pillow Spray, Pulse Point Roller Ball and Candle, all infused with 100% natural pure essential oils of Jasmine, Sandalwood and Lavender, and you’ll look forward to bedtime every night. Trust us!
Did you know? In a recent survey, *97% of people said they found it easier to fall asleep after using our Sleep Better Pulse Point Roller Ball!
Step 2: Start winding down earlier
By starting your sleep ritual earlier in the evening, you will prepare your mind and body for sleep. Try our Dream Bath collection, containing our Sleep Better Bath Oil and Sleep Better Massage and Body Oil, with our blissful blend of Jasmine, Sandalwood and Lavender to feel soothed, sleepy and ready for bed. The experience of taking a warm bath and deeply massaging your muscles before bed (or having someone else do so!) is soothing in itself, and paired with our award-winning essential oil blend, you’ll have no trouble getting to sleep an hour earlier than normal.
Did you know? In a recent survey, *95% of people said they got to sleep faster after using our Sleep Better Massage & Body Oil!
Step 3: Switch off before you drift off
While the light outside will slowly stick around later and later into the summer months, try slowly dimming your lights a little earlier to teach your body that its time to start thinking about sleep. Your circadian rhythm (also known as the sleep-wake cycle) is like a 24-hour internal clock that reacts to light and helps produce the correct hormones for you to get the best sleep. Try lighting our Sleep Better Candle an hour before you plan to rest your head to allow the sleepy aroma of Jasmine, Sandalwood and Lavender to soothe your senses as the softer lighting helps your body relax. We also advise turning off all electronics – anything that emits blue light – as this can keep our brains active for longer and prevents us sleeping.
Did you know? As you close your eyes and shut out the light completely, engaging your other senses can help you sleep better. While smelling our most blissful aromatherapy blend, try listening to our Binaural Sleep Music to switch off, drift off and recharge…
*Panel test of 50 participants