Unwind, Relax and Sleep Well
A good night's sleep is essential for health, happiness and wellbeing. Too much stress affects the delicate hormone balance of the body and so any woman looking to improve her health or prepare for conception should consider her lifestyle, her stress levels and the quality of her sleep.
Many women never consider the implications of poor diet, too much alcohol, over work and lack of sleep until their physical health is affected. It can come as such a blow when fertility or reproductive health is impaired, though often simple changes can make an enormous difference and relaxation. Stress levels and sleep patterns are an important avenue to be explored. Simple changes to how we unwind influence the hormones and help bring them back into balance. These chemical messengers communicate throughout the system and assess whether needs are being met. By learning to relax, de-stress and enjoy a good night's sleep the message of peace is communicated throughout the body and so equilibrium is regained.
For simple solutions to all reproductive health problems and to increase the chance of healthy conception – relaxation, sleep and the ability to unwind must be considered. Here are some important basics that could just change your life.
Camomile tea – a delicious hot drink which soothes and relaxes. Drink anytime, particularly before bed.
Lavender essential oil – put a few drops in the bath and have a nice relaxing soak. Or sprinkle a few drops on your pillow before you go to sleep. This will deepen the quality of your sleep and you will wake feeling well rested.
Relaxation CDs – Learn the art of relaxation and drift off with creative imagery and positive suggestions. A powerful way to enhance health and wellbeing while you sleep.
Earthing or Grounding can improve quality of sleep - consider sleeping on an earthing sheet. You can find more information about earthing/grounding here.
Read more about the importance of a relaxed state of mind and see how easy it is for you to bring a natural sense of peace and calm into your life, both while you're asleep and while you're awake.
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