By Grace Klebe
With the changing of the leaves and the weather is getting colder, we are entering the dreaded season where it’s getting dark. Early. This time of year, it is easy to fall into a dreary routine and let the season take over your mood. One of the most effective and simple ways to avoid these cold month blues is to prioritize your sleep and ensure you are getting as much beauty rest as possible. Here are some tips and tricks to establish the best sleep routine for yourself.
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Get a Calm App Subscription
The Calm app is loaded with meditations, sleep stories, soundscapes and more, all designed to help lull you off to sleep. There are plenty of other apps on the market too if the Calm app isn’t right for you.
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Put Away Screens Before Bed
I know it is hard - there is nothing better than a long scroll through TikTok before hitting the hay. But trust us - allowing your eyes to just have 20 minutes without staring at a screen before laying down for the night will make the world of difference. Opt for something else - like a good book.
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Sometimes it takes a little more than a rainforest noise to drift off. Supplements like melatonin, ashwagandha, valerian root and magnesium are proven to help you fall asleep quicker and sleep through the night.
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Use an Eye Mask.
Does your roommate stay up late doing homework with their desk lamp shining directly into your eyes? Using an eye mask is a guaranteed way to make sure that you are falling asleep in complete darkness. Here’s a cute one that will help you not just block out harsh light, but do so in style.
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Buy Some Cute PJ’s That Make You Excited to Get Cozy.
There isn’t much better than changing into your pajamas after a long day. Having a cute set to put on makes your nighttime routine all that much more exciting.
Hopefully these tips and tricks will help you better take care of yourself in these coming cold months. Beauty sleep is so important!
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