Sadhguru has offered people many kinds of guidance, and people all around the world have embraced his recommendations. In this post, we’ll look at some of Sadhguru’s recommendations for improving sleep quality.
Well, how you are going to spend an entire day largely depends upon how well you have slept the night before. Isn’t it? Lately, there have been reports of people getting disrupted sleep and many people complain that they wake up with a very pessimistic attitude towards almost everything and they can’t help it.
We have gathered six tips to sleep well by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev or few simple practices suggested by Sadhguru that can help you improve the quality of sleep:
- Eat at least 3 to 4 hours before you sleep:
Because the digestive process takes about 3 hours in your stomach, it is recommended that you eat your meal at least 3 to 4 hours before going to bed to avoid difficulties like heartburn and disrupted sleep.
- A lukewarm shower before going to bed:
Showering not only washes away the dirt from your skin, but it also aids in the management of anxiety and stress. Taking a lukewarm shower about 1 hour before going to bed can help you sleep better. Sadhguru says, “This shower is a very rudimentary Bhuta Shuddhi. Because over 70% of your body is actually water. If you run water over it, a certain purification happens which is beyond cleaning the skin.”
- Light a lamp:
Having a cotton wick lit with an organic oil in your room can help you improve your sleep. It’s a yogic practice that allows you a restful and undisturbed good night’s sleep. Also, one can chant a mantra in conjunction with lighting a lamp. Chanting a mantra significantly reduces anxiety and tension and promotes relaxation and restfulness.
- Never sleep with your head towards North:
The Earth and the human body each have their own magnetic fields. The magnetic field of your body interacts with that of the earth while you sleep with your head towards north. This might cause your blood pressure to fluctuate, which can lead to cardiac problems. It also increases mental stress levels as sleeping with your head pointing north increases blood flow towards the brain. And because there is too much blood rushing to the brain, it might potentially induce haemorrhage.
South is thought to be the finest sleeping direction. It aids in the decluttering of mental stress and improves the quality of sleep.
- Remember you are a mortal being:
Before you go to sleep, sit in your bed and take a moment to reflect on your day. Keep in mind that you are a mortal being who could die at any moment. At the end of the day, having a clear picture of what you’ve done throughout the day is critical in determining whether what you’ve done is worthwhile or not. You will definitely live a fulfilling life if you do this on a daily basis, as you will seek to accomplish worthwhile things throughout the day.
- Keep everything aside:
To have a good night’s sleep, one important thing to remember is to put everything aside, including your mobile phones and your thoughts. Sleeping with nothing around you physically or mentally will provide you a restful sleep and a positive mindset when you wake up.
Also, always remember, it’s never about how long you sleep, it’s always about how well you sleep. Having troubled sleep should never become a way of life. Try these practices given by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev to improve the quality of your sleep and stay healthy and fit.