We all know that depression sometimes, leads itself into insomnia. And this is one of the major reasons why its hard for us to fall asleep. But if you want to have a good sleep, why not fix your sleep schedule.
How many days of the week do you manage to go to bed and get up at the same time?
Do you find that the time you go to bed and fall asleep varies wildly from one night to the next?
If you have responsibilities such as young children, caring for someone or changeable shifts at work it’s understandably very hard to have a stable routine.
And naturally many people find it hard to resist the temptation to stay up later at the weekend and enjoy a lie-in.
But if you have sleep problems like insomnia, ideally you should try to keep as stable a sleep pattern as possible, even at the weekend.
Having a regular sleep schedule is arguably the best self-help techniques for insomnia and a fundamental principle of good sleep hygiene. So if you only try one thing to deal with your insomnia, make it this one.
It’s also useful to have an idea in mind of how much sleep you really need. Most adults need between 7 and 9 hours sleep on average.
The exact amount comes down to your own judgment about how much you need to feel refreshed and at your best the next day.
In this article I’ll be looking at 2 different ways to fix your sleep schedule if it’s currently a mess. Whichever technique you decide to try, hopefully it will help you get the sleep you need.