Some of us unfortunately suffer from all kinds of sleep problems during the night. Whether it’s dust allergies or insomnia, it’s safe to say a lot of us aren’t getting our recommended eight hours. NASA of all places has found the one thing that could improve your night’s sleep : houseplants. Simply putting a little greenery on your bedside table can ensure the air in your bedroom is free of pollutants and other insomnia-causers such as stress and anxiety. Here are just a few of NASA’s top plant recommendations. Let us know if they work. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK . Read more from Yahoo Style UK: Houseplant hacks: How to keep your succulents and cacti happy This is how your personality affects your sleep Sleeping in a cold room is better for your health, says science
Resetting your body clock to tick along with the time of new destination can be tough, and no-one wants to lose any precious holiday time feeling groggy. Jet lag occurs when you travel quickly across more than two times zones leading to confusion between your internal body clock and the local time – and it’s worse when you travel eastwards because we lose time. Prepare your body clock by going to bed and getting up an hour earlier each day for a few days before.
"Sleep is very sensitive to the individual's environment," Scott Hollingshaus, MD, clinical instructor of sleep medicine at the University of Utah's Sleep Wake Centre told Refinery29 last month in an interview about summer sleep struggles. Each person is acclimated to their individual room's environment, which includes the lighting, noise, bed and temperature, Dr. Hollingshaus said.