Sound Sleep: Protecting Yourself From Distractions During The Night

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Sound Sleep: Protecting Yourself From Distractions During The Night 3

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Getting a good night’s sleep is something that most people value. Giving you the power to get through each day, the sleep you get at night can prove to be incredibly important. Of course, though, it isn’t always easy to make sure that you get all of the sleep you need. Some people find that they get distracted a lot during the night, and it can be hard to make sure that you’re able to sleep all the way through if you don’t have the right tools in place. To help you out with this, this article will be helping you to protect yourself while you sleep.

 

Sounds

 

Humans are naturally wired to wake up when they hear sounds around them. This can be worse for some than it is for others, and you can easily find yourself being woken by noises inside and outside your home. Sound dampening can help with this, with many companies offering tools that can make your room almost entirely soundproof. This can be an expensive measure to take, but it will be worth it if it enables you to sleep.

 

Light

 

Light is another thing that will trigger your brain to wake up. This didn’t use to be an issue for humans, but the modern world is filled with artificial light sources. Black-out curtains or blinds can help you with this, giving you the chance to stop any light from reaching your home. Automated lighting can also help you with this, saving you from waking up at night if you fall asleep with your lights on.

 

Insects & Animals

 

Insects are the most common animals found on Earth, and many of the different types of bugs you find can prove to be terrors when night comes. Mosquitos, for example, love to buzz around and bite people, creating a distraction that can make it impossible to sleep. Mosquito nets might be a bit dramatic in most places, though options like a mosquito magnet can be great for homes that are plagued by animals like this.

 

Neighbors

 

Having neighbors can be very nice, but it can also prove to be quite disruptive. Neighbors with children will often emit a lot of noise, and this will be hard to deal with if your home is inside an apartment building or attached to other buildings. Being open and honest is one of the best ways to deal with this. Anger or being passive-aggressive will usually only make the situation worse, and this means that you need to work hard to share your space.

 

As you can see, working to get the best possible night’s sleep doesn’t have to be a chore. Many people work hard on parts of life like this, only to find that they can get what they want out of their time in bed because they are being distracted. Sleep is too important to ignore, and you need to work hard to make the best out of it.

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Kori

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Kori is an autistic mom who also happens to have ADHD and Anxiety. She is currently located in Albany, NY where she is raising a neurodivergent family. Her older daughter is non-speaking autistic (and also has ADHD and Anxiety) and her youngest daughter is HSP/Gifted. As an empath, HSP, and highly intuitive individual, Kori brings her own life experiences as an autistic woman combined with her adventures in momming to bring you the day-to-day of her life at home. Kori provides life coaching services for neurodivergent women (and those who identify as women) as well as Oracle card reading, Tarot card readings, and energy healing.

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