Winter’s Chill: Embrace The Season For The Best Night’s Sleep

Winter’s Chill: Embrace The Season For The Best Night’s Sleep

Winter’s Chill: Embrace The Season For The Best Night’s Sleep

As the winter winds begin to howl and the temperatures drop, our sleep routines often shift along with the season. The cozy allure of winter invites us to snuggle up under blankets and seek warmth, but how can we optimize our sleep during these colder months? Let’s explore some winter sleep habits to ensure you enjoy the best rest possible on your Mattress Firm mattress!

Embrace The Chill:

While it might seem counterintuitive, cooler temperatures can facilitate better sleep. Science suggests that a slightly cooler room—around 60 to 67 degrees Fahrenheit (15-19 degrees Celsius)—promotes deeper, more restful sleep. This cooler environment mimics our body's natural temperature drop during the night, signaling it's time to rest

Consider investing in thicker blankets or a warmer comforter to keep you snug while allowing the room to stay cool. Mattresses with breathable materials can also regulate body temperature, preventing overheating during the night.


Let There Be Light

With shorter days and longer nights, the winter season can disrupt our body's internal clock. Lack of exposure to natural light during the day can lead to decreased energy and affect our sleep-wake cycle.

Make an effort to soak in natural light during the day. Take a walk outside, open curtains to let sunlight in, or consider using a light therapy lamp in the mornings to help regulate your body's circadian rhythm.


Create A Peaceful Routine

Create a soothing bedtime ritual to signal to your body that it's time to wind down. This could include activities like reading a book, taking a warm bath, practicing meditation or gentle yoga, or enjoying a calming herbal tea. Avoiding screens at least an hour before bed can also aid in falling asleep faster.


Mind Your Mattress:

Your mattress plays a pivotal role in your sleep quality, regardless of the season. During winter, certain mattresses excel in providing warmth without compromising breathability. Memory foam, hybrid, or innerspring mattresses with adequate insulation can keep you comfortably warm while allowing airflow to prevent overheating.


Visit your nearest Mattress Firm location to explore options suited for winter sleeping habits. Our experts can guide you through selecting the right mattress that caters to your sleep preferences and ensures a cozy winter slumber.

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