Festival of Sleep Day (January 3)
Check out the weird holiday Festival of Sleep Day on January 3. Learn the history of Festival of Sleep Day, as well as ideas on how to celebrate.
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When did Festival of Sleep Day first begin?
We’re actually not entirely certain when the Festival of Sleep day first began. Its origins and history are relatively unknown.
This doesn’t change the fact that it’s definitely a much-needed holiday! We spend the entire months of November and December with a wide range of celebrations. Then throw in the fact that we stay up until midnight on New Year’s Eve, and we definitely need some extra time to sleep!
No one’s really sure why our bodies need sleep, but it’s definitely a fact that they do! Back in the time of the ancient Greeks, the day was actually divided up into “first sleep” and “second sleep.” Many cultures today include a siesta after lunchtime as a way to help break the day up.
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Did you know that some people have an irrational fear of sleeping? This is known as somniphobia (and it’s definitely not something we struggle with).
Ideas for Festival of Sleep Day
Ideally, celebrating this day of sleep would be full of sleeping! Since it’s impossible to sleep all day long, however, we’ve got a bunch of ideas to help you celebrate the Festival of Sleep Day!
Top 5 Bedroom Plants for a Better Night's Sleep
Add these plants to your bedroom this Festival of Sleep Day to help you reduce stress, feel calm and sleep better at night!
9 Weird And Wonderful Myths And Legends About Sleep
Learn something new this Festival of Sleep Day with these neat weird and wonderful myths and legends about sleep!
DIY Linen Sleep Spray (Sleepy Time Spray)
This year on Festival of Sleep Day, use this sleepy time spray on your sheets and pillow just before you crawl into bed. Your sheets and pillow will smell heavenly and will relax your mind and body to help you gently fall asleep.
Making Herbal Dream Pillows
Herbal dream pillows are a great way to explore aromatherapy and encourage restful sleep with sweet dreams. This is a quick and fun project - go ahead and make a few for Festival of Sleep Day!
Diffuser Blends for Sleep
This Festival of Sleep Day, learn how you can sleep better at night by diffusing these calming, sleep inducing essential oil diffuser blends. All of the essential oils in these blends are specifically chosen for their ability to calm the mind and body.
Magnesium Lotion for Sleep
Are you having trouble sleeping? You’re not alone. But could something as simple as magnesium lotion for sleep help you out? Give it a try this Festival of Sleep Day!
Foods for Better Sleep: How to Sleep Better Tonight
Getting enough sleep does so much to support overall health and well-being. But what’s the relationship between nutrition and sleep? Read these top tips for building consistent habits with foods for better sleep to help you sleep better tonight for Festival of Sleep Day!
Bedtime Checklist Printable
Involve your kids in celebrating Festival of Sleep Day! Get this free Bedtime Checklist Printable. It's a cute Bedtime Routine Chart for the kids. Download, print, and frame. Using a dry erase marker, your kids can check every night. Enjoy!
DIY Aromatherapy Rice Eye Bags & 5 Ways to Get MORE Sleep
This year for Festival of Sleep Day, have fun making these DIY Aromatherapy Rice Eye Bags!
How To Reset Your Circadian Rhythm And Improve Your Sleep Pattern
Need to reset your sleep schedule and pattern? This article will help you do that, and it's a great thing to do on Festival of Sleep Day!
5 Awesome Bedtime Habits to Help You Sleep Better!
For this Festival of Sleep Day, consider starting these structured routines in order to build better bedtime habits so you can improve your sleeping.
Help Your ADHD Child Sleep Through the Night
If you’re raising a child with ADHD, you will definitely understand the difficulties your child has of not only falling asleep at night but also staying asleep throughout the night as well. So this Festival of Sleep Day, give these tricks a try.
How To Get A Better Night's Rest (Free Sleep Tracker Printable)
Don't like using a smart watch to track your sleep? For this Festival of Sleep Day, check out this awesome free sleep tracker printable!
8 Reasons Why Babies Fight Sleep (And How to Help!)
Do you spend awake nights with your baby asking yourself, Why? Why do babies fight sleep? Here are some reasons they’re fighting the Z’s, and what you can do about it - the perfect article for parents on Festival of Sleep Day!
Sleeping Tips for Tweens
Help your tween sleep better this year on Festival of Sleep Day with these sleeping tips.
19 Ways to Get Paid to Sleep 2022 (Earn Passive Income)
Did you know you could get paid to sleep? It's true! And this Festival of Sleep Day, check out these 19 ways you can get paid to sleep!
How to Sleep Better When Your Hormones Won’t Let You
Can’t fall asleep, or when you do, you can’t stay asleep? It’s one of the most common complaints of women over the age of 40, and you can blame it on your hormones. Here’s one of the lesser-known facts about perimenopause and early menopause – you can pretty much say goodbye to a good night’s sleep. The hot flashes, weight gain, and mood swings get lots of attention, but for more than 60% of us, it’s the inability to get a good night’s sleep that’s the last straw. Learn how to sleep better this Festival of Sleep Day!
Make A Baby Groot Sleep Mask for a Fun Disney Craft!
Add some fun to your Fesitval of Sleep Day by making this adorable Baby Groot sleep mask!
How Sleep Affects Weight Loss
Did you know that how you sleep (and how much you sleep) can affect your weight loss? Use this Festival of Sleep Day to learn more about how you can use your sleep to help lose weight (and probably help with your New Year's resolutions as well!)
25 Powerful Spiritual Warfare Prayers For Sleep
If you believe in prayer, then Festival of Sleep Day is the perfect time to incorporate these powerful spirital warfare prayers for sleep. hey will help to clear your mind and soul of any distractions or negative thoughts, allowing you to get a good night’s sleep and wake up feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.
Sweet Dreams with Natural Bedding Options
Thinking about getting new bedding linens? Festival of Sleep Day is the perfect time to do that! Check out these tips on shopping for natural bedding.
What To Do When You Can't Sleep: 8 Easy Ideas - Empower Yourself
Figuring out what to do when you can’t sleep can be daunting, but there are solutions! Here’s how calm your mind and finally get some rest on Festival of Sleep Day.
This is How a Cell Phone Affects Your Brain at Night
4 reasons experts say that you should stop sleeping with your phone nearby and what to do with your cell phone instead. This is a great article to read on Festival of Sleep Day, and you might find some great ideas for New Year's Resolutions!
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