A sign of stress includes not being able to fall asleep and receive a full night’s sleep. Not receiving adequate sleep only adds to the stressor. The article reviewed on WebMD offers insight on how one can help reduce stress in order to have a full night’s sleep. Step one is to assess the stressor. You must know the stressor in order to know how to deal with it. Next one could seek the support of others. Others help could be key in getting out of the stress cycle. Another tip is to exercise daily. Exercise can help blow off steam from the day and leave the mind clear. A clear mind can help tremendously for sleep. Finally, one could eat healthily. For example, eating a lot of sugar before bed can lead to unrest and less sleep. In all sleep is very important to one’s health and level of stress. There are a number of different ways in which to maximize sleep. These techniques should be used in order to maximize sleep and in turn lessen stress and increase focus throughout the day.
Derrer, David. “Sleep Deprivation and Stress: How Stress Affects Sleep.” WebMD. WebMD, 20 Mar. 2016. Web. 11 Nov. 2016.