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​Five Tips to Help You Relax Your Body and Mind

Posted by Elizabeth March on 5th Feb 2019

​Five Tips to Help You Relax Your Body and Mind

Relaxing at the end of the day is key for your health and wellbeing. When your body and mind are not adequality calmed and composed at the end of the day, this can prevent you getting to sleep, which as we all know, could lead to further problems and stop you being at your best, every day.

  1. Always Take Time to Reflect on Your Day

One of the easiest ways to relax your mind as the day draws to a close is to reflect on the day, before you go to bed. If you are one of those people who likes to hit the gym after work, then this is an ideal time to run through everything that has occurred during the day. It also brings obvious health benefits too. However, for those who don’t go for an after-work gym session, you can take a walk or simply just spend some time doing something you enjoy, to help you relax. It is a great way to release happy endorphins, all of which help you to feel happy and at peace.

  1. Minimize Screen Time

It is a widely regarded fact that excessive screen time can truly hamper your sleep. The blue light which is omitted from mobile technology can confuse your body and impact when your brain feels ready to sleep. It is best to make sure that you get at least two-hours of screen-free time before you go to bed.

  1. Eating Food

There are certain foods that can make it harder for you to get to sleep, and there are others which can help. If you go to bed hungry, this may also affect your ability to feel calm and get a goods night rest, as a side-effect of this hunger, you may also find yourself waking up craving food. Chocolate, Carbonated Drinks, Coffee, Spicy, Sugary, and Fatty foods all provide stimulated and they make it harder for you to relax. Kiwi, Spinach, and Cherries are great foods to snack on to help you relax your body and your mind. Cherries contain melatonin which is a hormone that helps your body to relax.

  1. Listen to Music

It is said that many people can float away when they listen to their favourite music. This is a great way to relax the mind and it can send you into an almost trance state of relaxation that helps you to completed switch off from the day. Try to focus on taking deep breaths at a regular pace to further boost that feeling of calm. As a final note on this point, it doesn’t matter what type of music you listen to, as long as it is something you enjoy listening to.

  1. Wash Away the Day

Whether you prefer a refreshingly hot shower or a steamy soak in the tub, time spent in the water is a great way to truly relax your body and mind. It can help to relax your muscles and it gives you a great opportunity to do what we mention in the first point, which is to reflect on your day.

At Good Guru, we appreciate the true value of a good night’s sleep. We spend an average of a third of our lives under the covers and with good reason too. The benefits of getting the correct amount of shut-eye are prolific. This essential rest supports the ongoing health of our skin, our blood pressure, heart health, our appetite and our weight overall, and it can also play a role in determining one’s mood.

The unique Good Sleep formula contains a clever blend of natural ingredients, all of which have been hand-picked to help you on your quest to getting a good night’s sleep.

  1. Lemon Balm for the reduction of anxiety.
  2. 5-HTP could also increase your serotonin levels to restore healthy sleeping patterns. It may also boost your mood and reduce pain.
  3. L-Theanine is regarding as an ingredient that may induce a deep state of relaxation by raising the alpha wave activity the 'sleep brainwaves'.
  4. Montmorency Cherries naturally contain melatonin, the hormone that is usually produced in the night-time, triggering sleepiness and aiding a deeper quality of sleep.
  5. Calcium, Magnesium, and Hops when taken at night, may cause the muscles to relax and calms the nervous system.

Just as we discussed five tips to help you relax your body and your mind, Good Sleep has five key ingredients that could help to do the same. So, if you want some assistance to help you relax your body and mind at the end of the day, try Good Sleep today.

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