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How to sleep on a flight

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Nothing quite takes the edge off your vacation buzz than having to endure a long-haul flight. However much you’ve paid for your ticket, chances are that you’ll be uncomfortable, and sitting next to someone that you’d prefer not to.

While you can try and use the flight time productively by catching up on all the movies that you’re glad you didn’t pay to go to the cinema to see, ideally you’d be getting at least a couple of hours of sleep so that you can arrive at your destination ready for action.

To help get your vacation off on the right foot, Sealy UK’s sleep expert, Neil Robinson, provides his top tips for sleeping on a plane.

Avoid that pre-holiday tipple

While a nice glass of wine or a refreshing beer might be a tempting way to kick start the vacation, try to exercise some restraint. Alcohol can have a negative impact on our rapid eye movement — REM — sleep, which is often considered the most restorative stage of the sleep cycle. While you may fall asleep faster after a couple of drinks, you’ll spend less time in your REM phase of sleep — meaning you’re more likely to feel un-rested and drowsy.

Bring your eye mask

Planes are full of bright lights — from the overhead reading lights to the blue light emitted by the TV screens — which can have a negative impact on our slumber. When we witness a light form, it stimulates a nerve pathway from the eye to the brain — this stops us from feeling tired, making it harder to drift off. Wearing an eye mask will help to block out these lights and help you to fall asleep and stay asleep.

Avoid technology

While it may be tempting to watch a film or read on your tablet during the flight, the blue light emitted from the screens impacts our levels of melatonin, the sleep-inducing hormone. By avoiding technology for a minimum of 30 minutes before you’re planning to get some kip, you can help ensure a better quality sleep.

Pick your seat carefully

While many people just think ‘seat or aisle’ when choosing their seats, it’s also important to think about which row you’re sitting on. Passengers tend to congregate around the toilets, making this area of the plane noisier and more likely to cause you disturbance when you’re trying to rest.

Pack your socks

With the harsh air-conditioning on planes, it can sometimes be difficult to stay warm during your flight, so it’s important to pack some comfy and thick socks in your hand-luggage. Having warm feet helps you to drift off faster, as well as have a less restless sleep.

Put in some ear plugs

With everything from screaming children, pilot announcements, and coughing passengers, there are lots of noises that can keep you from getting that all important shut eye. Ear plugs can help to muffle this and turn it into soothing ‘white noise’.

Time it right

To try to avoid feeling jet-lagged during your vacation, it can help to try to set your body clock to your destination’s time by working out the best time to sleep on the flight. By beginning to shift your sleep schedule early on, you’ll feel more energised to get up and get going — even on that first day.

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Everything You Need to Know About Penis Augmentation

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Life happens only once, and imagine that you’re not satisfied with the size of your penis. In the past, you simply had to live with it, perhaps having difficulties getting someone into bed or always having self-esteem issues. However, times did change a lot, and nowadays you can give your penis the upgrade that it deserves. Penis enlargement methods have become extremely popular and very common, with an increase of 120% in the last couple of years. So, if you have any plans of enlarging your little fellow, there are things that you need to know, as this is not a small thing to do (pun intended).

The enlargement: then and now

Penis-enlargement methods, some of them safe while other unsafe, have flooded the market for quite some time now. You can choose from many options, such as pumps, surgical penis enlargements, and even pills. Be as it may, there is a difference to the times we’re living in now. If you opt for a surgery, you need to pay attention to certain things and it’s definitely not a piece of cake, but there are is also a safer way in which you can enlarge your penis.

Why do men opt for this step?

There’s a question that’s probably older than the Bible — does size matter? No matter what your opinion on this is, size is crucial to some men. Even though it might not enhance the performance as a lover or nothing of that sort, the boost of confidence and self-esteem plays a big role here. Now, is it worth it to get through the process of pumping, eating pills or even living the pain of the surgery just to get your penis bigger and boost your confidence? If that’s something that will make you happy, then you should definitely consider it.

However, a lot of men can opt for a non-surgical penis augmentation lately, which is great for increasing the penis girth, with many guys describing it as an “unqualified success”. Performed with the help of fillers, this somewhat new penis enlargement method promises minimal discomfort, clinically proven results, and quick recovery.

The procedure

This non-surgical penis enlargement method is definitely the safest and the least painful of them all.

Even though the idea of having fillers injected into your penis might sound extremely painful, that’s nothing that a bit of numbing cream cannot resolve, which basically means that you won’t be feeling a thing. Bear in mind that the idea behind this procedure is to increase the girth of the penis, but the added weight of the filler lengthens the penis in many cases, as well. As far as the fillers go, it’s very important that you do your homework beforehand and go to the best clinic possible. There are many injectable fillers out there that can lead to serious issues, so don’t try to save money on this procedure if you really want it. What’s also good to know is that there are fillers that are reversible, which means that it can be melted away. This piece of information is very valuable, as you always have the option of removing it if you’re not satisfied with it afterwards.

Target audience

Even though practically every man can enlarge his penis, some are simply better candidates than others. For example, people who have a “hidden penis” might be the most important candidates for the procedure (even though in many cases the patient has to go through liposuction first to remove the excessive fat around his penis). Another group of people are those who have their penis constrained (also known as “buried penis”), which means that not all of it hangs outside the body. This option might require a surgical procedure to release the ligament and thus make the penis hang more outside of the body. And finally, there are those people (perhaps even you) who are simply not satisfied with the length or girth of their penis. This case might be the easiest, and they are considered as the best candidates for this penis enlargement method.

Bear in mind that this is not a small thing to plan ahead. If you opt for one, make sure to choose the method that’s best for you, the least painful, and the safest. Once again — do not save money on this. If you’re sure that you want to make your penis longer, at least get the best service there is.

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