The best way to start the day is to have a restful night. We often joke about getting our "beauty sleep," but we need 7 to 9 hours of quality sleep to stay healthy — and look good! But what can we do when we have trouble catching those essential Zzz's?
Falling asleep should be easy (we did it so effortlessly as babies and children!) But, as we get older, we may need a few tricks up our pajama sleeves:
4 7 8 Breathing Technique:
1) With your mouth closed, inhale quietly through your nose for a count of four.
2) Hold your breath for seven seconds.
3) Exhale through your mouth for eight seconds while making a "whoosh" sound.
Slip into Something Silky
I used to wear "any old thing" to bed. You know the look — an old faded t-shirt and misshapen pajama bottoms. But this all changed when I fell in love with the look and feel of silk. I swapped my cotton pillowcases for silk ones (a must-have for your skin and hair) and then decided to spoil myself with a pair of pure silk pajamas. You can check out all the fabulous silk products I'm using, HERE
On a side note, my sheets are still cotton. I was concerned that if they were silk too, I'd slide right off the bed!
"Your future depends on your dreams, so go to sleep" Mesut Barazany
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