5 Ways to Improve Your Sleeping Habits

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Everybody knows the importance of getting a good night’s sleep. It helps you to feel refreshed and energized for the day ahead, as well as help to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

But sometimes you just can’t seem to get enough sleep! This post will give you 5 essentials that will help you to achieve a better sleeping pattern so that your whole life can improve from it!

Lavender Bath

Lavender is the perfect scent to help you relax before bed. It’s important for people to use calming scents during this time to improve their sleep patterns. Improved quality of sleep has been shown to make people feel less stressed out throughout their day.

Lavender baths are also great for people with anxiety issues since it helps them calm down after a long day at work or school where they are faced with new stresses every day.

Blackout Curtains

According to research, being exposed to light during sleep can have a negative effect on the quality of your shut-eye. It is recommended that blackout curtains are used in order to prevent this from happening and get better rest overall. This will improve how you feel each day and help you perform at your best.

There are different types of blackout curtain fabric available, such as thermal curtain linings, which insulate against heat loss or cold spots while also blocking out any unwanted noise for an even more comfortable night’s sleep!

White Noise Machine

A white noise machine can help you sleep well and wake up refreshed. This is because it provides a steady, consistent sound that masks other noises. There are many benefits of sleeping with a white noise machine, such as falling asleep easier and constant deep sleep throughout the night.

In addition, these machines are beneficial if you have difficulty falling asleep because there’s too much going on in your mind at night.


Using a diffuser has become more and more common as people are learning about the benefits that it can provide. A diffuser helps to create an environment in which you will be able to sleep better by using essential oils, which work together with your body’s natural processes to help induce a state of healthy sleep and relaxation.

Not only do they help you fall asleep faster, but they also aid in preventing insomnia!

Weighted Blanket

There are many benefits to using a weighted blanket. For one, these blankets provide proprioceptive input that can help the body relax and calm down. Proprioception is the sense of knowing where our bodies are in space; it is often referred to as the sixth sense.

Research shows that this type of sensory information helps keep stress levels low, making it easier for people to sleep soundly throughout the night. Weighted blankets also allow people with insomnia or other conditions like anxiety disorders to benefit from deep touch pressure stimulation therapy.

Got Something to Add?

In conclusion, these five essentials will help you as an adult, and your children of any age sleep better throughout the night and get more of it. You could try one or all of the above out to get some extra zzz’s!

If you have any tips for sleeping better, please add them in the comments section below.

Until next time, we hope you get some extra zzz’s 🙂

Helen, Nial and Lewis


Welcome to Pikalily, an award-winning food, travel and lifestyle blog. We are Nial and Helen, a happily married couple from Northern Ireland, who share a passion for food and travel among many things. We became parents to our beautiful boy Lewis in 2017. Follow our adventures through the blog.

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