Four Bedtime Habits To Boost Your Energy The Next Day!

1. Don’t exercise in the 3 hours before you go to bed. You should be winding down and getting prepared to rest.

Of course this does not give you permission to do no exercise!
A study showed that people who do exercise for at least half an hour, four times a week, fall asleep 12 minutes earlier and sleep 42 minutes longer than people who do no exercise at all.
2. Schedule Some Laughs. Invest in a DVD set of your favourite comedy and watch a few minutes every evening. Humour distracts the mind from its usual patterns and makes you feel more relaxed and energised.

3. Have an Epsom Salts Bath. Disolve 500g of Epsom salts in warm water and relax for 30 minutes.

4. Go to bed by 9:30. Now this will depend on your shifts, but aim for 6-7 hours of sleep at the very least. Even if you can’t sleep, listen to the radio, soothing music, or just read a book. Resting your body helps restore your energy so that you’ll be roaring to go the next day.
Now good night and don’t let the bed bugs bite!


  1. Tracey

    6-7 hours…! I wish I could sleep 3-4! I live in insomnia world…XXX

  2. Miss Caitlin S.

    Thank you! I love the tips!

  3. Dragonfly

    Excellent advice!

  4. Keri

    Hello Audra, I'm so flattered that you stopped into see me at http://www.samwich365. I do so appreciate your leaving a comment too. What a great idea for a blog you have. I think it's very, very smart. This issue is huge among people who work strange hours. You may have already addressed the issue of shift workers who have Diabetes, but if you have not, I'd love to know what your advice for these folks would be. I'm thinking they have double the trouble, no? Off to read more of your stuff. take care, Keri

  5. Mami

    thank you for stopping by and leaving comment on my blog. Good advice here!!

  6. Holly

    I need to work on all of those especially # 1 and # 4


  7. inkala images

    Aren't lovely long baths the perfect tonic to wash away the day and relax? x

  8. Duchess of Tea

    Hello darling and thank you for visiting my cottage and for leaving kind words behind, much appreciated and darling, I did not bake the cookies myself!!

    My life has been anything but normal of late, but it looks like the topsy turvy is slowly returning to normal and I will be able to start blogging regularly. I missed the creativity and the bonding with good friend such as yourself that blogging offers. I look forward our future visits!!

    Love & Hugs


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