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Sleepless in Harlem

I can’t sleep. I stay up until 3 AM every night staring at the ceiling. Though I could easily blame it on anxiety, I don’t think that’s the culprit. After all, I’m not lying awake thinking about anything. I’m just awake.


I’ve never had trouble sleeping in my life. I was that person who always falls asleep during movies. I was the first kid to fall asleep at the sleepover. I fell asleep before midnight every night and was an early riser the next day. This crisis has broken me of that. I slept until 12:30pm on Sunday! I truly think that’s the latest I have ever slept in my life. I’m a morning person! *Was.


I’m drinking less caffeine than I do when I’m in the office. I lay down while I work for some the work day. At night, I watch tv and relax instead of going out with friends or doing other social activities. So, why am I so tired?


Tonight, I’m pulling out all the stops:


1. Sleep Mask

2. A Sleep Meditation Podcast

3. Chamomile Tea

4. No Screen Time an Hour Before Bed

5. Benadryl


If all that doesn’t work, I’m lost...



#Sleep #Rest #Motivation #Monday

#Coronavirus #COVID19 #WFH

#WorkEthic #Morale #Productivity

 
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