Learn how to make your body feel you have slept eight hours after only sleeping four
It is common, mostly for adults, to only have 4 hours, for example, to get in a good night’s sleep. It would be great if we could sleep 8 hours in 4 hours. We are going to learn how to do it in the following article.
First of all, we have to say that there is no possible way you can sleep 8 hours in just 4 hours. However, you can make the most out of those 4 hours and get such a perfect sleep that after it, you will feel like you slept eight hours. So how to sleep 8 hours in 4 hours?
One of the secrets to getting perfect sleep, as you are going to read in this article, is achieving complete relaxation in the perfect resting environment. Find out what the professionals mean and how to have this rest in the following lines.
Video on How to sleep 8 hours in 4 hours
In this article, like almost all our articles in health category, we are going to embed a video explaining how we can achieve this perfect sleep. Please take your time and watch the following video before you continue reading our article.
Everyone has to know that sleep is essential!
Before you try to trick your body, let’s fill you in on why the system is in place in the first place. We all have two stages of sleep.
- The REM (rapid eye movement) sleep
- The non REM sleep
They both serve an essential bodily function.
Info about Non REM sleep
This type of sleep has 3 different stages. These stages play an important role in repairing our body’s muscle tissues, retaining and building muscle (this is extremely helpful for older people), and strengthening our immune system.
Info about REM sleep
This type of sleep refresh your mind and is useful for important functions of our brain. Some of these functions are memory retention, learning, regulating our mood, and brain development for younger people. So a lack of sleep means you may are missing out on fundamental bodily processes. These processes support your general mental and body health. As a result of this, if you are going to get only 4 hours of sleep, make sure you do not make it often.
You can find useful information about both these types of sleep in wikipedia.
How to sleep 8 hours in 4 hours? 5 important tips to sleep perfectly and achieve this
Here you can read the five steps you have to follow to sleep perfectly.
- Practice activities that relax your body and mind. Some of these activities are reading a book, performing yoga stretches or bath before sleep.
- Step away from mobile phone screens, tablets of laptops.
- Make sure your bedroom is totally dark when you go to bed and the environment is quiet.
- Avoid liquids before sleep because probably you are going to need the restroom.
- Are you mindful? Mindfulness is the ability that a person has to manage certain thoughts, and being able to guide them in a more calming direction.
Bonus Tip: Choose a suitable mattress that feels comfortable and accommodating.
Another video we found looking for info on how to sleep 8 hours in 4 hours
We were looking for information on our topic and we find a very interesting video that shows what happens when you sleep three hours a night. It is worth your time to give it a look!