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Why You Should Avoid Concentrating on Tasks Before Sleep

I want to sleep, but my brain won’t stop talking to itself.

“It’s better to separate work and life. That way they don’t corrupt each other. “

A lot of workers tend to bring their work problems at home. The notion of deadlines, meetings, and salaries can occupy the mind for a long time as it can affect the individual’s goals and dreams in life as well. This problem causes stress and lack of sleep which then leads to multiple disorders such as change in mood level, anxiety, depression, cancer, obesity, and reproductive problems. 

Another problem is the existence of night shift at work. According to a study in 2010, shift work is present in more than 20% of industries. The work has caused adverse effects on sleep which causes a lack of productivity, increase risk for accidents and cardiovascular disorders as well. These diseases occur because the concept of night shift is counterproductive with the biological sleep function of a human being. Sleep is essential to help with brain processing and hormone regulation of the body. 

Tips to help you wind things down before sleeping:

Turn electronic devices off or set to mute. In a world that revolves around technology, it’s hard to separate work from personal life. A notification sound can trigger alertness in our brains which prevents us from falling asleep that’s why it makes a good habit to make sleeping a technology-free zone.

Relax. The best sleep comes from a relaxed worry-free individual. Different activities can trigger relaxation in different individuals. Finding the right hobby can do wonders for an individuals’s well being.