Sleep is an essential part of life and yet this modern way of living has made it hard for us to get quality sleep. We’re either busy with work or we’re too preoccupied with highly stimulating activities. All this makes it difficult to fall asleep at night.
Thankfully, sleep technology has caught up with modern advancement, making way for products that can help us get that much-needed shuteye. Here are just some of them.
- A pillow spray
Aromatherapy has been having a moment lately and this has translated to products that do everything from deodorizing homes to curing headaches. For sleep, we now have sleep sprays that come in a powerful blend of scents formulated to help you relax. The most popular ones will have chamomile and lavender, which are known to have soothing properties that aid with sleep.
- A comfortable bed
Beds these days do more than just provide comfort. The best ones are made with sustainable materials and non-toxic compounds. Sleep gets better when you know you’re not harming the environment and your health. The next time you need to replace your mattress, choose a product made with non-toxic materials. This lessens your exposure to harmful chemicals which can affect your health in the long run. You also want it to be mostly recyclable.
- A weighted blanket
Just like babies like being swaddled, adults apparently like the feeling of deep touch during sleep. Enter weighted blankets. These blankets are slightly heavier than your regular blanket and have been known to provide deeper, more restful sleep. A good rule of thumb is to get a blanket that is ten percent of your own weight.
- A weighted eye mask
A good accessory to accompany the weighted blanket is the weighted eye mask. Traditional eye masks only block out light but weighted masks do more than that. It relaxes you using deep pressure therapy alleviating pain and anxiety. You’ll want an eye mask that weighs between 10 to 16 ounces.
- A glow light
A glow light is not your ordinary lamp. The light in it turns on or off gradually to mimic the sun rising or setting. This is meant to help with your circadian rhythm which helps regulate your day and night sleep cycle. To use it, simply set it up to turn it on and off during times when you are about to wake up and fall asleep. This product can especially be useful for individuals who work during odd hours.
- A white noise machine
A white noise machine may sound frivolous but it actually does a great job at blocking out those noises that are distracting you from getting that good night sleep. There are plenty of white noise machines on the market to choose from, offering different sounds such as thunder, wind, beach waves, rain, wind chimes, and more. The great thing about this product is you can set it up to run for as long as you want.
- A meditation app
Meditation has been around for many centuries but it’s only in recent times that we’ve discovered just how valuable it is to our lives. Despite this, many people haven’t jumped on the bandwagon because meditating just isn’t their “thing.” If you want to get to sleep, you should consider adding meditation to your routine. You can do this with the help of a meditation app. There’s a variety to choose from at the app store with customizable lengths, background sounds, affirmations, and more.
There are plenty more sleep products you will find on the market but the ones mentioned above have proven to be very effective. It’s no wonder why they’re a hit among consumers. We hope you found some products on this list that can help with your sleep. Which of these sleep products are you considering getting? Share your thoughts in the comments below.
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Kiley Morrow took the big leap from working a 9-to-5 to quitting, getting out her laptop and becoming a freelancer. Since then, she has found her passion in writing valuable, informative lifestyle and travel articles. After traveling for years she knows just how valuable a quick how-to guide can be for readers, which is why she contributes guest posts to various blogs.
Founder Ray Spotts has a passion for all things natural and has made a life study of nature as it relates to health and well-being. Ray became a forerunner bringing products to market that are extraordinarily effective and free from potentially harmful chemicals and additives. For this reason Ray formed Trusted Health Products, a company you can trust for clean, effective, and healthy products. Ray is an organic gardener, likes fishing, hiking, and teaching and mentoring people to start new businesses. You can get his book for free, “How To Succeed In Business Based On God’s Word,” at www.rayspotts.com.