QuickNote: Resources: “Thou shalt sleep!” – Converting Shoulda to Mastered!

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♦️ Pub: Apr 2, 2018  |  Modified: Aug 28, 2018 @  |  Reading: 2 min. | Words: 388 ♦️

You NEED sleep. Problems encountered while TRYing to honor that reality? No problemOh. These resources spell relief.

Woulda, Shoulda, Coulda Sleep Resolutions

We all know: lousy sleep yields a “munstah!” So we try. We commit. We declare “lights out by 10p.m. sharp.” But the brain goes A.W.O.L., taking resolve with it. So we try again. We even count on pinkies TRYing to pinpoint THE best sleep/rise timing sequence.

Personally, I played the role of chump in keeping this particular resolution. How long? ‘Bout 2.3 minutes shy of forevahhhhhh. But I’m among the most determined folks you’ll encounter. Hence, my cheat sheet. Guess what? The combo works!

Resources to Assist Should → Mastering Sleep Essentials

1️⃣ Remember the 90 Minute Rule to Ensure a Refreshing Night’s Sleep

It’s all about timing your bedtime so you wake up at the end of a sleep cycle (which is 90 minutes on average) instead of in the middle, when you’re in a deeper stage of sleep.

2️⃣ How to Get Better Sleep (and Need Less Every Night)

One study published in the Journal of Psychosomatic Research concluded that quality of sleep is more important than quantity of sleep when it comes to feeling rested and rejuvenated.

3️⃣ How to feel refreshed even after too little sleep – and why you MUST have an afternoon nap. Never wake up tired again

In 2003, Gregory Belenky and his colleagues at the Sleep And Performance Research Centre at Washington State University staged one of the world’s most comprehensive studies into sleep loss.

4️⃣ Sleep and Relaxation Alexa Sounds Skill

I really like the fact that this one skill allows you to listen to 50 different sounds, everything from thunderstorm to a camp fire.

5️⃣ This 30-minute bedtime routine will change your life forever | New York Post

So what can you do to quiet the mind and relax before bed? Follow their six-step plan, and you should find yourself drifting off to the land of nod with no trouble.

6️⃣ sleepyTi.me, for best-time calculations
You can continue your fingers-assisted countdown calculations. Or, visit this sleek gem and let it handle the heavy lifting. Odds are your jaw will drop, as did mine, when you see the result of your one button tap. Enjoy!

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