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Mar 14, 2018

The Hall Collection: Let’s Talk About Sleep

On 16 March we celebrate World Sleep Day, so we thought it only apt to take a closer look at the issues that affect our sleep. We also hear from the experts at The Hall Collection about what is needed to ensure an optimal sleep experience.

Sleep is essential for life. Without sleep, we would all malfunction and die. It really is that simple. But at the core of it, sleep affects so much of our daily lives that it is hard to ignore. In fact, sleep is one of the pillars to achieving optimal well-being. Poor sleep can you leave you feeling depressed, fatigued, mentally and physically drained and even ill. There are over 100 sleep disorders which may compromise your overall health. However, many of these can be combatted with the help of a sleep specialist. That is, someone trained to assist you to achieve better sleep. Individuals who get an entire night’s sleep without any interruptions experience lower rates of high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity and other chronic illnesses. It is therefore crucial, for your health, to seek out the best ways to enhance quality sleep. Here are some key tips to help you improve your sleep and wellness, as provided by the World Sleep Society. The 10 Commandments of Sleep Hygiene for Adults: 1. Establish a regular bedtime and waking time. 2. If you are in the habit of taking siestas, do not exceed 45 minutes of daytime sleep. 3. Avoid excessive alcohol ingestion 4 hours before bedtime, and do not smoke. 4. Avoid caffeine 6 hours before bedtime. This includes coffee, tea and many sodas, as well as chocolate. 5. Avoid heavy, spicy, or sugary foods 4 hours before bedtime. A light snack before bed is acceptable. 6. Exercise regularly, but not right before bed. 7. Use comfortable, inviting bedding. 8. Find a comfortable sleep temperature setting and keep the room well ventilated. 9. Block out all distracting noise and eliminate as much light as possible. 10. Reserve your bed for sleep and sex, avoiding its use for work or general recreation. The Hall Collection uses the finest imported luxury linen and bespoke, handmade beds to create a bedding collection that is both authentic and superior in quality. This is one of the best ways to promote a healthier sleep routine and it starts with your bed and environment. Invest in quality bedding and linen and you will be one step closer to achieving a better quality sleep to improve your wellbeing. Be inspired by Elite Beds here  Swiss bedding excellence available from The Hall Collection in South Africa has known the secret to a good night’s sleep.


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