The COVID-19 pandemic has presented us with an abundance of challenges. In addition to managing your new work, school, and personal schedules, it may also affect your sleep patterns. For example, some of you may be sleeping a lot more than usual or not sleeping enough, yet still feeling tired.
Sleep is an essential function we need for our overall health and well being. This allows our bodies to perform vital functions like healing and memory storage.
Many things can interrupt our sleep, including anxiety, a disturbance in circadian rhythm, environmental sounds, etc. During the pandemic, there are additional new concerns, such as thoughts of uncertainty, as well as having limited options of where you can go and what you can do. All of these things can impact your sleep. So here are some ways to improve the quality of your sleep.