Roughly 40% of Americans struggle with insomnia. And if you happen to be one of them, you know that not getting enough restful sleep can take a toll on your health. Worries over finances, job insecurity, and relationship problems are often associated with poor sleep patterns. But long-term shortages can lead to more serious things like depression, higher alcohol consumption, and even accidents.
Giving your body a chance to fully recover from the daily grind is essential for good health, and sometimes that requires finding creative ways deal with your spinning thoughts before bedtime.
There are many different sleep aids and medications on the market to treat insomnia, but many of them also have undesirable consequences, such as lightheadedness and constipation. Journaling, on the other hand, is a simple self-care practice that has been shown to promote better sleep, without the unwanted side effects.
In this article, we’ll explore how journaling can help you get better sleep.Read More