5 Ways To Deal With Sleep Deprivation During The Lockdown

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Constant sleep deprivation can cause many adverse influences on your physical and mental health. The early effects are lack of concentration and energy, while long term effects can have varied repercussions on your mental well-being leading to brain damage. Your recent bouts of sleep deprivation can have many reasons, such as:

Economic uncertainty
Fear of losing your job
Relationship strains
The stress of being confined
Lack of entertainment
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Whatever may be the reason for your sleep deprivation, there are many ways to ensure that you start getting proper sleep again. In this article, we are going to suggest some ways by which you can get a peaceful rest at night.

Consult a Psychic

Temporary insomnia can have many underlying psychological reasons. Sometimes you might not be aware of the cause. At times you might be conscious of the reasons that are causing your emotional or mental disturbances, but you might not be able to understand how it is affecting you. The worst part is when no amount of self-counseling seems to solve it.

Consulting a psychic can open many psychological doors for you. They can give you insights into the problem that you are facing and its effects on you. They would also suggest solutions or ways to deal with the problem and its impacts. Psychics are also expert psychological advisors and amazing empaths and can approach your issues from a psychologist’s point of view and help you unfold your thought process to reach the roots of the problem. Since in the current situation, visiting a psychic in your town might be impossible, you can start with a free online psychic reading to get things rolling.

Don’t Skip Breakfast

If you are feeling sleep deprived during the lockdown, laying on your bed for a few extra hours might seem like a good idea, mostly due to the lack of energy. But it is advisable to get out of bed when you usually do and have a hearty breakfast. A good breakfast will give you the power to go through the day. It will prevent you from feeling sluggish during your daily activities. The quality of the breakfast you eat matters too, and you must not fill yourself up with a lot of carbs. That might make you feel even more lethargic and force you to take a nap, thereby spoiling your night’s sleep. Have a balance of proteins, fruits, and complex carbs for your breakfast.

Stretch Your Legs

Being stuck at home might make it challenging to get enough exercise. The lack of energy might further reduce the motivation for a workout. But indulging yourself in some indoor methods to stretch your legs might have multiple benefits for you and help you to fight your sleep deprivation. Exercising is not only beneficial for your health, but it also releases endorphins that will make you happier and feel relaxed. There are many YouTube videos of efficient indoor exercises that can be done in confined spaces. Alternatively, you can indulge in other forms of physical activities such as Zumba, Yoga, and such indoor ways of getting a body workout.

Keep Yourself Hydrated

If you are sleep deprived and yet need to get things done, increasing your caffeine intake may seem like the perfect solution. But beware that drinking too much coffee can dehydrate your body and stop you from being able to sleep well at night. Having a cup or two of coffee throughout the day might be alright, but anything more than that can affect your body’s hydration and your sleep cycle adversely.

Even if you don’t drink tea or coffee, make sure that you drink plenty of water or other forms of healthy fluids like fruit juices. Stay away from sodas, since they contain a lot of sugar and caffeine. If you are not fond of the plain taste of water, you can infuse it with fruits, vegetables, herbs, lemons, and limes. It not only adds flavor to the water but also adds a lot of antioxidants in the water, which will help your body get rid of toxins, which can also help you get a good sleep at night.

Meditate And Relax

Meditation might not be everyone’s cup of tea, but it can help you simplify a lot of mental burdens. If you are into yoga, many types of yogic meditations can help you relax your mind and find peace. But if meditation is not something you wish to indulge in, you can also try other methods such as listening to some peaceful music or taking a long bath. You can also indulge in some aromatherapy or get a massage from your partner. Do not overthink and stay away from matters that might complicate things for you.

Relaxing your body and mind can help you get a peaceful night’s sleep, so if you can think of any other way that can help you attain mental and psychical peace, you should try it. Good luck!

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