Exhaustion from not getting enough sleep is fairly easy to recognize, and the solution seems fairly straightforward, if you can improve your sleeping patterns. However, emotional exhaustion, is a different type of exhaustion that can be harder to overcome. In this article, we will talk more about what emotional exhaustion is, and how it can impact sleep. We will then finish with a discussion on how to overcome and, better yet prevent, emotional exhaustion.
COVID-19 has been a stressful time for all. Everyone has had to adjust to new ways of life, and with the uncertainty of the course of the virus, it can be even more difficult to navigate life and try to maintain as much normalcy as possible. But what even is normalcy? It is being redefined everyday, making it hard to come up with a routine and reduce stress levels and meet basic needs including 7-8 hours of sleep. Continue reading to find out more about stress and how we can all live better lives.
Sleeping while pregnant can be one of the most difficult things of the entire journey. Women's bodies are changing, becoming larger and taking on a new shape, all of which can impact the mechanics and comfort of sleeping. This can lead to many women feeling sleep deprived and having trouble getting through a full night's sleep. However, it's very important that pregnant women get enough sleep throughout their pregnancy. Women who are habitually sleep deprived often have more complications than those who got their recommended number of hours. Here are some tips and more information on how to sleep while pregnant.
Jobs can be extremely demanding and stressful and make it very hard for people to find a good balance. However, without this balance, it can be very hard to do things that contribute to our wellness, including sleep. Continue reading to find out how to get a good night's sleep with a stressful job.
With a year that has been so challenging, it's very easy for stress to add up. When stress compounds it can disrupt many areas of life, especially sleep. Managing sleep patterns well can relieve some of the burden of stress and help keep you going during questionable times.
Modern Life Inhibits Sleep
Are you lying awake at night, stressed out, mind racing in circles? For many Americans this is a nightly routine that prevents sleep and leads to habits that may help you fall asleep, but not sleep well. Either way, stress is a sleep killer.
Beyond the stress that actively keeps you up at night, the demands of modern life – parenting, work, school, health, finances, chores – can also make sleep feel like a secondary necessity, especially because we all like having “free time” and “self-time.” Stay up an extra hour to relax for the first time all day? The answer is often to stay up and relax, and for most of us includes something like television, cruising the web, or watching a movie which further inhibit sleep.
Also, all of us are different and can deal with different amounts of stress, be they short-term or long-term stressors. Understanding stress is about understanding stress for you – how you react, how it impacts your life, how it impacts your sleep.
With a year that has, so far, been full of changes, the stresses can compile and add up. When stress compounds it can cause disruptions in many areas of life, especially sleep. Managing sleep patterns well can relieve some of the burden of stress and help keep you going during questionable times.
Modern Life Inhibits Sleep
Are you lying awake at night, stressed out, mind racing in circles? For many American’s this is a nightly routine that prevents sleep and leads to habits that may help you fall asleep, but not sleep well. Either way, stress is a sleep killer.