5 steps to follow to fix your sleeping disorder
Updated: Aug 4
Can’t sleep, staying up late, taking afternoon naps, sleeping longer hours? That’s fine, so many people sleeping hours have changed or are having trouble sleeping during this pandemic. Since the stay home order was issued on March 20 throughout the whole country, everyone has been staying up late until 3 am- 4 am.
The sudden change in everyone’s daily schedule has created additional stress on top of the stressful Covid-19 outbreak that has caused many people to stress due to fear, anxiety, and feeling sad from losing their loved ones, jobs, homes, and etc. It’s been an overwhelming two months and still continuing, living through pandemic with not knowing what is going to happen next.
As we are struggling to get their eight hours of sleep. There are a few things I tried that helped me fall asleep.
Remove any electronic away for 30 min to an hour before bedtime.
Practicing meditation or relaxation before bed helps to fasten sleep.
Avoid reading or watching News before going to sleep.
Try to train your body to go to sleep and wake up at the same time every day.
Exercising helps relieve stress and anxiety.
Following those 5 tips actually helped me sleep better and start my day without feeling tired. Keep in mind, after all, we are humans and we have survived many issues that have occurred in the world. The pandemic may be unexpected for many, however, we will survive this together.