With the clocks about to spring forwards this weekend, the great news is that the days are getting longer, and the evenings are getting lighter! However, that also means that the mornings will get lighter as well, and this can play havoc with our sleep. While lighter mornings are a much better problem to deal with than dark rainy ones, they can still mean that our sleep is impacted, so here are a few ways that you can reduce the impact of them on your rest.
Use blackout blinds
If you are particularly sensitive to the light, investing in blackout blinds and curtains are a great way to minimise and even eliminate the light from coming into your room in the morning. Ensure that they are properly fitted to the window to block any light from coming in.
Go to bed earlier
If you are finding that your body clock is waking with the rising sun and reducing the amount of time you have in bed, move your bedtime half an hour or so, so that you go to bed slightly earlier and make up for the lost time.
Use an eye mask
If blackout blinds or curtains aren’t a possibility, invest in an eye mask to block out the light in the morning. They can feel a bit odd at first, but they are comfortable and easy to wear, so they are a great alternative to heavy curtains and drapes.
Create a new morning routine
If you find that you really can’t beat the light, then you may as well embrace it! Get up with the sun and start a new morning routine with a light yoga flow, some meditation, reading a book, or making a coffee and listening to music. This earlier start can also help you to catch up on anything outstanding matters that you can’t do when your real day starts.
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