windows for growing your herbs indoors

windows for growing your herbs indoors

Trying to Adjust to Working a Night Shift? Sleeping Aids That Can Help

Ray Moreno

Have you started working a job that requires you to start covering late-night shifts? Are you unable to get good sleep throughout the day and looking for a way to get the rest you need so you can stay healthy and productive? Going without sleep can cause a lot of health complications, and you don't want this to be a distraction for you.

It will take the body a while to adjust to sleeping during the day and to staying up throughout the night. Here are some things to consider so you can start to adjust to your new schedule.

Living-Space Changes

There are some changes you can make around your living space to help you get more sleep throughout the day and to ensure that the sunlight doesn't bother you. Look into the following options for your room.

  • Blackout blinds that are set on timers to keep out light on your schedule are ideal
  • Sound machine to drown out exterior noises and to encourage sleep
  • Aromatherapy diffusers that promote sleep
  • Fan or air conditioning to keep the room cool

Your bedroom or property could be keeping you up and making it difficult to adjust to a schedule. Talk to companies like Ardy's Gallery of Window Coverings to find out what changes you can make to improve your sleep. Once these changes are implemented, there are other things you can try.

Natural Supplements and Prescription Medication

There are natural supplements you can take that are supposed to help as natural sleep aides. Sometimes it can take some time for a supplement to get in your system and help you sleep. If you think a prescription medication would be best for your sleeping troubles and more immediate results, talk with your physician about the different prescriptions you can try. You may have to try various medications until you find the one that works the best with your body.

If you think your sleeping problems go beyond just the change in your work shift and that you are having problems sleeping because you have some type of sleep apnea or other sleeping disorder, talk with your physician about these problems.

You'll want to create a schedule to help you with your sleeping problems and so you can get in a regulated sleep cycle between work shifts. Try these options to start getting better sleep and to stop feeling so tired and exhausted all the time.  


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windows for growing your herbs indoors

Have you ever thought about growing your own herbs inside your kitchen? Whether you live in an area that isn't garden-friendly or just don't have the space outside for the herbs, you can find some great window options for growing an indoor herb garden that fills your kitchen with great scents while it's growing and while you are cooking with them. On this blog you will find tips for choosing windows that will help promote the growth of your herbs and designs for windows that are meant to grow such gardens in your home without all of the headaches that can come with it.