How to get a good sleep and wake up feeling refreshed

You can count on these items to help you get a restful night’s sleep when you need it most.

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Studies suggest there are many benefits of getting a full night’s sleep. It can boost your mood, strengthen your immune system and your heart health, improve your memory, and increase productivity at work or school. So you don’t have to lay in bed counting sheep for endless hours, we’ve put together a list of products to help catch your best ZZZs.

Philips Wake-Up Light

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SHOP NOW on Wakey, wakey, eggs and bakey! This sleep aid digital alarm clock is designed for everyone but is especially effective for heavy sleepers and kids. The sunrise simulation light has natural wake-up sounds and a yellow light with 10 settings that will gradually awaken you within a 30-minute time period.

What we like:

  • Timed exposure to light can help reset the sleep-wake cycle

  • Smart tap snooze for nine more minutes of sleep

  • Rated 4.2 out of 5 based on more than 6,500 Amazon reviews

White Noise Machine - Dreamegg Sound Machine for Sleeping and Relaxing

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SHOP NOW on When the moon rises, turn up the white noise! The Dreamegg is a trusted product for all ages that helps you fall and stay asleep. This product has a selection of white noises, fans, and relaxing nature sounds. While there are many benefits to using a sound machine in a baby’s room, it can also help tinnitus patients, shift workers, insomnia sufferers, and people who live in loud environments obtain better quality sleep.

What we like:

  • A sound machine can help you create a more relaxing environment that promotes high-quality sleep

  • Features include a warm glow night light, timer for various settings, volume control, and a convenient headphone jack

  • Rated 4.6 out of 5 based on more than 3,500 Amazon reviews

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Sleep Essential Oil Roll-on

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SHOP NOW on Adding this roll-on to your bedtime routine will help you drift off and get the restful night’s sleep you’re dreaming of through calming aromatherapy. You can apply this product in a number of ways such as rolling it on your temples, neck, and wrists.

What we like:

  • Key ingredients have relaxing effects on the body and help you cope with new DST sleep habits: lavender and chamomile

  • Convenient size for travel

  • Rated 4 out of 5 based on more than 800 reviews

mavogel Cotton Sleep Eye Mask - Unisex

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SHOP NOW on Put your ‘do not disturb on’ when you’re wearing this ergonomic mask, created to fit every head size and block light anywhere, anytime. The mavogel sleep mask uses a patented bending cartilage design, which means it can be easily adjusted to fit your nose shape, leading to better light blocking capability than its competitors.

What we like:

  • Masks provide you with a more consistent sleep

  • Features include a triangle wing design that helps the mask stay in place and minimizes pressure on your face, five layers of soft, breathable fabric, and is finished by hand to ensure smooth seams that minimize rubbing

  • Rated 4.4 out of 5 based on more than 62,000 Amazon reviews

Fitbit Charge 5 Fitness and Activity Tracker

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SHOP NOW on This tracker from reputable brand Fitbit will not only track your sleeping patterns, but will also help you stay active and manage stress. Wear it on your wrist overnight to collect in-depth information about your sleeping stages and review your personalized score using the premium app to easily find out if you were happily in dreamland or tossing and turning.

What we like:

  • Sleep trackers tell you exactly when you fall asleep and wake up, providing you with information to make informed decisions about your health

  • Also tracks important information like heart health and skin temperature

  • Rated 4.3 out of 5 based on more than 2,700 Amazon reviews

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Our trusted Product Specialists recommend high-quality items that we think will enhance your experience with Canadian weather conditions. Prices and availability of items are accurate at the time of publication and are subject to change.

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