14 Sleep Tips from Dr. Weil

Have a good night! 😇

Health Hot Spot

  1. 1-2 hours before bed, turn off all blue light-emitting devices.  Melatonin regulates your sleep, and blue light from your electronic devices suppresses melatonin production.
  2. Charge your phone in another room to avoid the temptation to check it at night.
  3. Stop eating a few hours before bedtime.  Digestion can interrupt sleep.
  4. Take an after-dinner walk.
  5. Use lavender oil (relaxes you for sleep) or lemon balm oil (reduces restlessness and anxiety) in a warm bath or diffuser.
  6. Buy a supportive mattress and a comfortable pillow/sheets.
  7. Keep your bedroom temperature cool.
  8. Buy blackout curtains for your windows.
  9. Keep your room environment quiet.  A white noise or pink noise generator can help.
  10. Do a breathing exercise/meditation to help calm your thoughts.
  11. Reduce your caffeine intake, especially after 12:00 p.m.
  12. Get outside in the morning to expose yourself to the morning light.  Morning light increases quality sleep and lowers feelings of stress.
  13. Exercise. Exercising could…

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Gratitude Affirmations

  • I experience gratitude for everything I have in my life.
  • My life is filled with an abundance of goodness.
  • All challenges are an opportunity for growth and I am thankful for the chance to evolve.
  • I appreciate everything I have in my life and always keep the door open for more blessings.
  • I see the beauty in nature that surrounds me.
  • I am grateful now, and that is keeping the door open for more blessings.
  • I welcome all of the ways the universe wants to bless me.
  • I fully accept the joy that wants to surface in my life, and I accept it now in gratitude.
  • I am thankful for simply being alive.
  • My thoughts are focused on positivity and thankfulness.

A lot of faith

It takes a lot of faith
To keep believing there will come a day
When the tears and the sadness, the pain and the hate
The struggle, this madness, will all fade away.

— Carrie Underwood

Apology

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Healing Affirmations

My healing is already in process.

I am healthy, whole, and complete.

I am grateful for my healthy body. I love life.

My happy thoughts help create my healthy body.

Love flows through my body, healing all dis-ease.

Perfect health is my Divine right, and I claim it now.

I am constantly discovering new ways to improve my health.

Wellness is the natural state of my body. I am in perfect health.

Filling my mind with pleasant thoughts is the quickest road to health.

I devote a portion of my time to helping others. It is good for my own health.

 

 

Living Life One Pause at a Time

Worry

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I Love Life

I am grateful for my healthy body. I love life.

Better

My life gets better all the time.

Food

I enjoy the foods that are best for my body.