Valentine’s Day Guide To Improve Sleep
Valentine’s Day is all about celebrating love and romance, but what if you and your partner are not compatible in bed when it comes to catching some z’s. When it comes to a loving relationship, the bedroom can be sometimes a war zone. Even in a healthy relationship lack of sleep can cause friction and irritation to the best of a loving connection. Snoring, blanket tug a wars, stress, reading, and even different mattress comfort levels can create problems in the bedroom and complicate the quality of efficient sleep needed. Trouble falling asleep or waking up throughout the night can cause issues with your natural sleep wake cycle, brain activity, cognitive function, your mood, depression, balance, immunity, weight gain, and memory problem and of course this all affects you and your partner.
Follow This Easy Valentine’s Day Guide To Improve Your Sleep
Tip 1: Sleep In Separate Beds
“Most couples want nothing more than than to go to sleep” says Sex and Relationship PH.D. Tammy Nelson. In a Recent article in Women’s Health, one of the biggest mistakes couples make in the bedroom is that they have to connect.
Source: National Sleep Foundation
Tip 2: Sleep Together On A Performance Mattress
Tip 3: Healthy Eating Before Bed
Do you know the old Proverbs, “The Way To A Man’s Heart Is Through His Stomach”? Food Plays a huge role in relationships whether it is in the beginning of a romance or celebrating 50 years of marriage. When it comes to dates and anniversaries, what's on the menu becomes an important part of any relationship and highlight of the event, creating memories and lasting bonds eating your favorite cuisines or even cooking together and and having fun in the kitchen making new recipes together. Food becomes a part of the relationship as it becomes part of a human revolution.
The Omnivorous Mind mentions the topic surrounding food as a trigger on our memories, our emotions, and the connection with pleasure. But what if the food you are eating directly causes relationships problems because of the lack of the quality of sleep. Here is a great source of healthy eating for you and your partner:
Stay Away from Complex Carb and replace with: Popcorn, Oatmeal, Whole Wheat Crackers w/ nut butter
Regulate Sleep/Wake Cycle With Melatonin Nutrients: A Handful of Almonds and Walnuts
Increase Amino Acid Tryptophan To Increase Serotonin: Cottage Cheese, Milk
Natural Melatonin: Raspberries, Kiwis, Bananas, Tart Cherries
Source: National Sleep Foundation
Tip 4: Sleep Naked
This might not help you sleep better if you sleep with your partner in bed for obvious reasons, but if you sleep in different beds then this could be extremely beneficial for a restful sleep.
Source: U.S. National Sleep Foundation
Source: Men’s Fitness
Tip 5: Learn Couples Massage
Learning to massage your partner brings romance and intimacy. Staying in on date night, massaging each other brings passion, trust and positivity to your relationship. And You save money! There are also amazing health benefits to massage that helps improves your sleep:
According to mayoclinic.org, receiving a massage benefits your health including insomnia related to stress.
Tips On Couples Massage
• Oil- Pick A Scent Your Partner Likes
Options: Sweet Almond Oil, Apricot Kernel Oil, Jojoba Oil or Fractionated Coconut Oil
• Romantic Music
• Concentrate On Form