The mind can become especially obsessive at night. This feeling increases when the person lives alone and has an unpleasant sensation in the dark. The worries weigh so much inside the conscience that they can even cause problems with rest and sleep. ¿What to do when worries keep you from sleeping?
Avoid going around and around all night. You may get up for a while to disconnect, change of scenery and also, have a glass of hot milk or an infusion.
If there is something that steals your peace or that haunts you, then take it out of yourself. You can have on your bedside table a emotional journal to write those thoughts and experiences that break the peace of your soul.
Therapeutic writing is a very relaxing method that also has a calming effect that allows you free yourself from those burdens that seem heavier still in the silence and darkness of the night.
The radio keeps those people who live alone a lot of company at night. Radio is a friendly voice that accompanied youwherever you are. You can listen to soft music in the background to help you fall asleep. Calm music can be the appropriate setting for a relaxation exercise.
Cut your thoughts in a conscious way and Park an unfinished business until the next day. The next morning, from another perspective, you will be able to see everything more calmly and without that anguish that invades your soul from dawn on.
When worries do not let you sleep, try to follow the advice of popular wisdom. You can simply start counting sheep so you don't focus your energy on a worry.
This article is merely informative, in Psychology-Online we do not have the power to make a diagnosis or recommend a treatment. We invite you to go to a psychologist to treat your particular case.