As a Forty Plusser there are days (several actually…) that I don’t have the strength to get up in the morning. Yes, this groggy feeling… It’s kind of like I have no inspiration for the day. Why am I so tired? Why does my body feels that I ran a marathon? Aces and pains everywhere. Emotionally drained. Well, I cannot always explain it.
It’s a fact! Sleep directly influence everything else we do when we are awake.
This is me in the morning:
Them: “What inspires you to get up in the morning”. Me: “My bladder mostly”.
We are all messing with our inner body clock: Staying up very late on weekends. Scrolling on you cellphone, tablet just before going to bed – you might be already aware that your screen time interferes with your sleep. “Sleep expert Professor Gringras was calling for a sleep mode on our devices as the blue light emitted from our screens disrupts melatonin production in our brains – the chemical that helps us nod off”.
If you wake up, get up!!
Below is a list of possible explanations for waking up tired in the morning.
- Sleeping too much! Yes too much! Can you believe it?
- Walking in your sleep.
- Teeth grinding.
- Restless leg syndrome.
- Blue light from electronic devices.
- Sleep apnea.
- Too much caffeine
Wisdom: “Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together”. Thomas Dekker
Wisdom: “Sleep is the best meditation”. Dalai Lama