Unable To Sleep

3:47?  Is that really what time it is?  How did this happen…again?

 

If you’ve struggled with insomnia before, this is a maddeningly familiar scenario.  You go to sleep with the highest of hopes and the best of intentions, but when the middle of the night rolls around, you’re still unable to sleep.  Many times a feeling of hopelessness sinks in, especially if the problem is not going away.

Those who have dealt with sleep problems know all too well that the effects of not sleeping reach almost every aspect of life.  Work, school, social life, relationships – they all suffer when a person has been unable to sleep.  If it’s the night before a big presentation, or even a big date, the feeling of dread can often set in.  What will happen if I don’t sleep tonight?  It’s tough to be on your “A-game” when you feel like you can barely sit up.

The good news is that there are basic steps you can take to treat your inability to sleep.  Even though it seems like all hope is gone, don’t give up!  Millions have struggled with sleep and found ways to deal with, and eventually cure their insomnia.  Here are some basics(more…)

Having trouble sleeping at night?

Being unable to sleep at night may have quite a number of reasons behind it.  If you are having trouble sleeping at night, you will need to examine your lifestyle to find out what is the root cause of this problem.    If you find that you can’t sleep at night, there can be a number of contributing factors such as health issues, emotional problems, sleep hygiene, environmental factors, and excessive stimulants. (more…)

Do I have insomnia?

If you are constantly having sleepless nights and find yourself tossing and turning, then chances are you may be asking yourself, “Do I have insomnia?”  Insomnia is a condition that affects almost everybody at one point or another in their lives and it is something that is very common.  If you find yourself wondering if you have insomnia, you will need to take a deeper look into what insomnia is before you can have a proper diagnosis. (more…)

Sleep Anxiety – How to overcome it

We live in very stressful times.  The world seems like a different place that it was even 10 years ago.  With smart phones, Facebook, Twitter, and other recent additions to our lives, at times it seems like we can never fully disconnect from the world.

Anxiety and stress are often by-products of our constantly connected lives.  Unfortunately, that anxiety and stress that we experience throughout the day can wreak havoc on our sleep.  Because being unable to sleep can lead to even more anxiety and stress, it seems like it’s an endless cycle that can be almost impossible to escape.  How can we control our sleep anxiety and start to feel normal again? (more…)

Welcome to Unable To Sleep

Hi there!  Welcome to UnableToSleep.com.  This is the first post for the site, and I hope you’ll continue to come back and enjoy the content I’ll be providing.  This post should give you a little insight into what to expect from the site.

If you’ve struggled with being unable to sleep, you know that it can be extremely frustrating.  If the inability to sleep lingers, it can have a negative effect on almost every aspect of your life!  When you’re not sleeping, it can seem like nothing else matters.  This site will provide information and resources to help stop insomnia and get you back to sleeping normally. (more…)