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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!)
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.
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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