We vary with regards to how much sleep is helpful for us. For most adults 7-8 hours of sleep is sufficient . It is important to read how you feel. If you feel excessively tired and have the associated issues with sleep outlined below then chances are you’re not getting enough sleep!
Many people experience problems with sleep which affects the amount and quality of their sleep. People can experience difficulties getting to sleep, difficulties staying asleep, waking up regularly, struggling to get back to sleep when they wake in the night and waking early. This can contribute to tiredness in the day as well as tension, irritability, stress and worry about not getting enough sleep. However, worrying about not getting enough sleep only makes it even more difficult to sleep!
Various things can cause problems with sleep, including stress, anxiety, physical discomfort or illness.
Our therapists at Therapy Central can support you to find ways to improve your sleep. This may involve making changes to your environment, establishing routines as well as addressing the cause of your disrupted sleep.