Sleep is the most natural thing, but lack of sleep has become a badge of honor that mothers and women wear. Our guest in today’s episode at The Zen(ish) Mommy Podcast unpacks what it looks like to find your way to good sleep. For you and your entire family.
In today’s culture, successful people often boast that they have been able to beat the natural sleep cycle to survive on minimal amounts of rest. The sleep industry is massive, banking $32 million each year, but you are still not getting the rest you need.
Liz Harden from Little Dipper Wellness has been providing evidence-based sleep coaching packages for nearly a decade. Allowing parents everywhere to find your way to good sleep. Liz shares with us her much-needed insights on good sleep and how to find it.
Tune in today to hear why it’s so important to prepare for good sleep throughout the day, practicing good sleep hygiene, and managing stress all for a byproduct of better rest. This includes sending the right messages to your parasympathetic nervous system by creating a buffer before you go to sleep. If the first time you were to slow down for the day was when you go to bed, your sleep will be disastrous. Liz dives into how to find little moments of rest throughout the day to set yourself up for sleep later on. More on this that you won’t want to miss.
Did you know that your emotional state as a parent, is connected to your child’s emotional life? When your body is under stress and you’re sleeping poorly, it’s likely that your child is mimicking that as well. This is why you will hear Liz emphasize on finding ways to slow down, look within and find a mindful method for sleep. Check out Mindfulness of The Body for a tool you can implement to slow down.
We hope you join us to hear sleeping tips & find your way to good sleep!
© Jessica Gershman, 2021