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Struggling to get to sleep at night? How you can fix that in as little as 5 minutes a day

habit journaling sleep Nov 20, 2021

Is your busy mind keeping you up at night with its constant barrage of weird ideas and scary thoughts? This can lead you to feel even more anxious about getting a good night’s sleep, especially when you have a big day ahead of you, the next day. In this blog post, I’m going to take you through a proven, simple, cost-effective way to quieten your mind so you can fall asleep faster at night, and it’s all natural!

 

The average sleeper can take up to 20 minutes to fall asleep. If you are taking longer, then this strategy could be what you need to help you fall asleep quicker.  

  

Bedtime worry is a significant contributor to staying awake when we’d rather be sleeping. Research shows that writing about our worries can help us fall asleep. [1]

 

What is a Sleep Journal?

You are forgiven if you thought a sleep journal was a place to track your sleep patterns. That is a sleep diary, or a variation thereof. A sleep journal is something you...

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Writing it Out: Journaling for Stress, Burnout, and Overwhelm

Not everyone who experiences high levels of stress appreciates the toll it can take on your physical and mental health. Often it takes a period of sustained stress for people to start to understand the implications for them. People who support those experiencing high levels of stress understand the implications of it. They know what it can do to your mental and emotional health, how it affects your physical health, and what the repercussions are.

 

Felling overwhelmed is a stress response that often stops us in our tracks. Leaving us feeling like you can’t handle your daily life, that it can lead to burnout and work issues, and cause problems with your relationships and personal life. Harmful stress, over time, will start to present itself somewhere in the body, for example as a skin rash or possibly illness.   

 

If this sounds like you, don’t just make it a habit where you go through cycles of extreme stress, holding out for the less stressful time....

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