Insomnia Sleep Symptoms

Insomnia Sleep Symptoms

Posted on January 23rd 2019 | By Hollie Pita-Carr

You don’t need to count sheep for a good night’s sleep.

If you’ve ever struggled to sleep, you will know the impact it can have on your day-to-day life and how exhausting it can be. Insomnia sleep symptoms can make it really difficult to fall asleep or stay asleep and can wreak havoc on our lives. Yet 1 in 3 people needlessly struggle with insomnia.

Learn how to get your mind working for you, not against you.

The main cause of insomnia is usually stress and worry. Insomnia sleep symptoms may be caused by medical conditions, drugs and biological factors, although it is usually lifestyle and unhelpful sleep habits, which can easily be improved for a better night’s sleep.

Thankfully there are effective ways to overcome insomnia sleep symptoms, which can make a big difference to your overall quality of life.

Have you ever felt more emotional, anxious or unable to cope when you lack sleep?

Your body needs sleep to restore, rejuvenate and replenish energy levels. When we don’t get our required number of hour’s sleep, we can feel exhausted, stressed out and it affects our cognitive abilities.

Insomnia sleep symptoms can impact our relationships with loved ones and family, our working lives and actually prevent us doing the things we want. It’s not until you don’t have it that you realise how important sleep is to our general health and wellbeing.

You’re not alone:

Most people will experience sleep difficulty at some point in their lives and insomnia is a common sleep disorder that can be either:

  • Short term - acute insomnia, which lasts days or weeks,

  • Long term - chronic insomnia, which can last for a month or more.

Insomnia sleep symptoms may include:

  • Finding it hard to fall asleep

  • Waking up in the night wide awake

  • Waking up too early, unable to get back to sleep again

  • Not feeling refreshed after a night’s sleep

  • Feeling inappropriately tired and sleepy during the day

  • Feeling worried, irritable, anxious and depressed

  • Unable to concentrate, focus on tasks or remember things

Effects of insomnia sleep symptoms:

  • Worry and stress

  • Irritability and strained relationships

  • Feeling overwhelmed and unable to cope

  • Difficulty concentrating or performing tasks to usual ability

  • Frustration at lack of functioning

  • Depression and anxiety

  • Increased errors or even accidents

Anyone who has laid awake at night desperately trying to sleep but being unable to, will know how it becomes a vicious cycle. The more you worry and feel stressed about the fact that you are not sleeping, the more awake you become. So what can you do instead?

The sleep solution to insomnia sleep symptoms - get perfect deep unbroken sleep

The good news is that you can resolve insomnia by treating the underlying cause, so you can usually get better with simple yet effective techniques you can do yourself at home.

The primary cause for insomnia is often stress, anxiety and worry. You may feel concerned about a situation, a difficult day ahead, or actually the fear of not getting enough sleep, which can end up being a perpetual cycle. This stress and anxiety can come in many different forms, sometimes you may not even be able to figure out what is causing it.

The first step towards getting good sleep is to understand why you’re not sleeping. If your insomnia is due to environmental/external issues, such as noisy neighbours or an uncomfortable room, think how you can make your sleeping area as peaceful as possible.

Treat insomnia sleep symptoms by changing your sleep habits:

You are what you repeatedly do:

One of the guiding principles of Rapid Transformational Therapy™, and why it is so effective at getting to the root cause of any issue, is that it uses the most phenomenal power on the planet - your mind.  Learn to get your mind working for you, not against you, for better sleep.

The power of your mind:

It’s worth remembering that your mind does what it thinks is in your best interest and it learns through repetition.

It takes up to 21 days to completely let go of an old belief and create a new one. That is why sticking to a bedtime routine is so important, you need to train your body and mind to release old habits and replace them with new positive behaviours.

What we have to remember is that our minds are wired to keep us alive. 

Fear, anxiety and stress activate an alert state, which is essentially activating your autonomic nervous system, making you feel very awake and ‘on edge’. When this happens, falling into a deep unbroken sleep is going to be very difficult for you to achieve. Your subconscious mind is telling you: ‘I could be in danger. I need to be alert,’ so it doesn’t want to go to sleep for your own safety.

You need to teach your subconscious that it’s okay to relax and to sleep. It’s time to switch off what’s keeping you awake at night and replace it with perfect deep unbroken sleep.

Wouldn’t it be good if you could be so relaxed at bedtime that when your head hits the pillow, you almost immediately and effortlessly fall into a deep, restful slumber? The following day you wake up happy, refreshed and full of enthusiasm for the new day ahead.

Perfect Unbroken Deep Sleep is designed to do exactly that. A relaxing hypnotic audio you can listen to, as part of your bedtime routine for 21 days, to be free of insomnia and enjoy refreshing sleep, easily and effortlessly.

  • Teach your mind that you don't need to feel alert at bedtime.

  • Wake up feeling refreshed and revived each morning.

  • Completely natural - there's no need to put unnatural chemicals in your body.

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