Quarantine has an impact on the quality of sleep. Get tips & tricks on how to improve your night rest in this article by Dr. Marc Rey, President of the French National Institute of Sleep and Vigilance.
💡💭 “Our confinement is enforced but some have voluntarily chosen this lifestyle, like in monasteries, submarines and space stations. If they were able to adapt to a confinement situation, we can to!” Some key takeaways:
1️⃣ Quality awakening: Expose yourself to sunlight (or lamps), have a generous breakfast, do a 15 min stretch, don’t stay in your pajamas and ventilate your sleeping and living space.
2️⃣ There is a dull anxiety because of the epidemic which might lead to anxious awakenings and frightening dreams. This comes from the decrease in the usual anxiety during the day because of confinement (eg. impression that we are going to miss the train, delay, etc).
3️⃣ To avoid having a feeling of being in permanent waking, it is necessary to increase the daytime activity and decrease the stress at bedtime or during night awakenings.
4️⃣ Write down your dreams when you wake up and learn from them. Find mind more insights, like how to deal with children and teens at home, in the article: 🔗 https://lnkd.in/dqd9efW