From financial anxiety to fears about the virus to disrupted daily routines, our lives are very different in February of 2021 than they were in February of 2020. If you’re struggling with sleep, you’re not alone. We’ve scoured the internet for research articles and expert sleep advice to help you find the answers you’re looking for to improve your sleep.
The ‘coronasomnia’ phenomenon keeping you from getting sleep
Simply put, more of us are now insomniacs. With the pandemic into its second year, months of social distancing have rocked our daily routines, erased work-life boundaries and brought ongoing uncertainty into our lives – with disastrous consequences for sleep. And our health and productivity are facing serious problems because of it. That so many of us are currently experiencing sleeplessness comes down to a configuration of challenging, almost Biblical circumstances.
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Poor sleep may be a result of stress, but right now it’s also being exacerbated by the massive shift to working from home and video conferencing. Where people used to get up and walk around the office to chat with co-workers or go for a walking meeting, many are now sitting at desks all day, on video conferencing calls, becoming extremely sedentary. And, a decrease in physical activity increases poor sleep because we aren’t tiring ourselves out physically during the day – so brain fog becomes a vicious cycle.
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