By Boon Tiong
Do you find it challenging to fall asleep at night? Do you have problems staying asleep? Or do you feel unrefreshed after waking up? If you find yourself asking answering ‘yes’ to these questions and have some of these sleep issues, you may have Insomnia.
Well, do not feel alone as Insomnia is actually quite a common problem suffered by working adults. In fact, it has been reported that nearly one-third of the adult population in the US suffer from sleep problems. Insomnia is a significant health issue because of its high prevalence and its implication with work absenteeism, impairment of quality of life, and increased medical and societal costs.
Here are 10 simple steps to help you to sleep better!
If your Insomnia still persists and it starts to affect your daily life e.g. work, please seek professional or medical attention promptly. If your company has an Employee Assistance Programme, consider seeking Telephonic Consultation as another efficient option to get help. For a couple of brief Telephonic Consultations, a customized plan of recommendations could be attained for you to make some lifestyle modification and improve your sleep.
Written by SportSanity's lead psychologist Boon Tiong, referencing National Sleep Foundation 2013
View Similar Articles
Athlete Beyond Sport - Yao Peng the Foodie
Today, we caught up with Lim Yao Peng, a Team Singapore athlete in Track & Field. While being an excellent athlete, he also has a passion that resonates with many Singaporeans – food. Find out his one simple formula of shedding those extra kilos after the festive period, how he started his food blog, Lepak with Yaops, and in our fun...
Life after Sports
Curious about what happens to our elite athletes after they retire from their sporting career?