20 tricks to survive the hot summer nights
We are always with such enthusiasm forward to summer, we dream of a picnic, cold drinks and careless reading in a hammock. But in the summer the two sides of the coin. It comes suddenly, taking the exhausting heat, from which you can not get rid of, even at night, which prevents full sleep. We did not sleep at night until he learned tricks that will tell you, too. Good night and sweet dreams!
Before going to sleep, place a sheet for a few minutes in the freezer, wrapped it in a plastic bag to your underwear then did not smell food. Spread it on the bed. This method does not give you cool all night, but will give a brief respite from the heat and humidity. The main thing - to learn how to fall asleep quickly!
Set the fan in front of a bowl with ice.
There is one trick that will provide freshness for the whole night. Put a fan in front of a bowl with ice. The air flow will "pick up" the water from the ice surface, so you will create the effect of conditioner.
The inhabitants of the Nile will always know how to deal with the heat. To rid yourself of a bad dream, they use a blanket soaked in cold water, bed sheets and towels.
sleeping under cotton sheets.
Put cotton satin linen, silk and polyester for the cooler winter nights. But cotton underwear - it's a great find for the summer: it will "breathe" and give you the desired ventilation.
Set the fan in front of the window.
Point the fan in the window, so the hot air will go out. The effect you just love it!
Sleep in a spacious pajamas.
Should I sleep with no clothes - a moot point. Some people think that since they are responsible for their complete cooling and others that will save them clothing that absorbs sweat. The choice is yours, but if you like to sleep in pajamas, then stop your choice on the most spacious, and the short cotton.
Cool off with a damp towel.
To quickly cool down, apply an ice pack or soaked in cold water towel to the wrists, neck, elbows, ankles and knees.
It is sad, but to sleep in the heat better in full and splendid isolation. From the embrace with the partner of your body heat will increase and the bed will never be a cool oasis. And when all the space will be yours, try to sleep in a pose of "star". Many people it helps, because that body is the most ventilated, but not everyone is suited.
Drink a glass of water at night.
cool glass of water before going to bed will help you get rid of dehydration that will overtake you on the active sweating and constant movement of the bed in search of a cool town. Not hurt and a glass of water on the bedside table, to have at any time had the opportunity to freshen up a bit.
Sleep on the floor or in a hammock.
Hot air rises, so try to go as close as possible to the floor. If possible, install a hammock or try to build a simple bed on the floor. Remember as a child? Bed with sheets of straw or bamboo mats, they are well ventilated and does not retain heat as mattresses, beds in the classic blankets and feather pillows.
Take a refreshing dip in the shower.
A cool shower will reduce body temperature before going to bed.
include a minimum of light.
Turn off the lights in the house as soon as possible, so that the heat from the light bulbs did not apply everywhere. Yet this can be a great occasion every night to arrange a romantic dinner or to get in an easy chair with your favorite book in soft candlelight.
Hang a wet sheet in front of the window.
This will allow you some time to spend in the shade.
Discard the hot meal.
Try not to use the stove and oven to heat up no more room. In hot weather, as a rule, do not want to eat - it's a natural reaction. You can go for a light dinner: salads, vegetables and fruits, snacks. For their digestion the body will not give off as much heat as meat and poultry.
Hold the feet in the cold.
Dip your feet in the cool water - it will quickly cool the whole body. Recommended to put a bowl of water next to the bed to have at any time he had the opportunity to receive a wave of freshness.
Turn off all appliances at night, because they also produce heat.
If you live in a private home, then camped on the streets and sleep in a tent. It is not so simple, it is easier said than done. You can start to attack mosquitoes and other animals. But it can be provided in advance. There is nothing better than to spend summer nights in the fresh air!
Buy pillow with buckwheat filler.
It will help in the hot nights. You can buy a pillow filled with buckwheat, which does not absorb heat like a feather. A cold compress to fill the sock with rice, tie it up and hold it in the freezer an hour or so. Compress will remain cold for 30 minutes - enough to fall asleep.
Open all windows and doors.
In the evening, start a draft by opening all the windows and the front door to get rid of all the warm air from the room.
Place the container in a room with ice water.
The water will evaporate and cool the room.
And as you are saved from the heat? Share your tricks in the comments.