Sunday, May 28, 2017

How to Sleep Well: Tips for Better Sleep for Librarians [UNDER DEVELOPMENT]

Librarians Personality Development
Librarians Personality Development
Sleep is essential. During sleep, your body repairs itself. A good night's sleep also improves learning. You also dream while sleeping. Many scientists say that it is during dreams that the whole day's memory is reorganized in the brain. Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being throughout your life. Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life, and safety. Sleep deficiency can raise your risk for some chronic health problems. It also can affect how well you think, react, work, learn, and get along with others. Sleep also helps you pay attention, make decisions, and be creative. While the amount of time people need to sleep varies, most people require 6-8 hours of good sleep to feel energized on waking up.

Contents

1 Background

2 How to Sleep Well: Tips for Better Sleep for Librarians

3 See also

4 External links


BACKGROUND

For Librarians Personality Development the primary and foremost thing is health and for a healthy body, you need a good relaxing sleep. Nowadays in modern libraries, most of the works by the librarians are done on the computer and their sedentary lifestyle makes them unfit. One of the problems which they develop over the time is sleeplessness which hurts their career and personal development. The problems in sleeping may occur due to various reasons; it may be due to professional work related stress, due to personal problems, lifestyle issues, or a combination of these and some other factors.

Librarians are the face of the library, and it is important they possess an impressive and strong personality. Librarians Personality Development is a section of this blog which covers topics such as, education, mind-power techniques, willpower, habits control, health, lifestyle, technology and communication skills. This article provides tips and techniques for a better sleep.


HOW TO SLEEP WELL: TIPS FOR BETTER SLEEP FOR LIBRARIANS

You can do and avoid the following to get good sleep:

Set Your Body Clock

Go to the bet at the same time every night and get up at the same time every day. Set your body clock and stick to a sleep schedule. Use the same sleep schedule even at weekends. Being consistent in the sleep and wake-up time strengthens your body's sleep-wake cycle.

Even if you have to go to bed later due to some important unavoidable reason some day, still it is very important to get up at your normal time.

Set the alarm time for wake up. When your alarm clock goes off, get up right away every day. Don't lie in or snooze.

If you don't fall asleep within about 30 minutes, leave your bedroom and do something relaxing, such as playing with your kid or listening to soothing music. Go back to bed when you're tired. Repeat as needed. Do breathing and relaxation exercises to get sleep.

Diet Control for a Good Sleep

It is very important to take care of what you eat and drink as it impacts your sleep greatly. Paying attention to following do’s and don’ts will help you sleep well:

Eat your dinner 2-3 hours before you go to bed.  Don’t eat heavy food or spicy food in your dinner. Eat easy to digest food at night and give you digestive system some time to work till your stomach settles down before you go to sleep.

Don’t go to bed hungry. It will be as bad as going to bed stuffed with a heavy meal. If you are feeling hungry, then you can eat a light snack or a glass of warm milk at least before an hour.

Avoid coffee, tea, alcohol, chocolate, tobacco, and products having nicotine or caffeine in the evening and night. Avoid foods and drinks high in carbohydrates, fat, salt, or sugar, especially in the night.

While it is important you drink plenty of water for a good health, you should avoid drinking water or other drinks half hour to one hour before you go to bed. It will save you from the inconvenience of going to the bathroom when you are in sleep.

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3. Create a restful environment / Keep your room quiet and dark. If you do not have a separate room, you may not be able to do this. At least, you can request the other members of your family to try to be quiet.

4. Limit daytime naps

5. Include physical activity in your daily routine / Physical exercise helps, preferably in the afternoon, but not in the night.

6. Manage worries

7. Take time to slow down. If you are doing very active and suddenly you go to bed, you may not get sleep. So spend the last hour or so doing relatively non-stressful activities.

8. Do not read or watch TV when in bed. Use the bed for sleep only.

9. Learn to do relaxation exercises. / Practice breathing exercises or meditation, focusing on relaxing your body.


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  • Written 2017-05-28

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