Sleep is over-rated

Embracing This Storm

I’ve always been a bit of an insomniac. I find it hard to shut down, wind down and relax at the end of each day. It is as though my mind suddenly wakes in the early evening and everything and anything can be whirling around in my head.

After having my son, it got worse. Working full time, and then with the sometimes-multiple night wake ups I found myself getting even less shut eye, as each time my son woke it would take me longer to re-settle and get back to sleep again.

It is sometimes worse than others. When I say worse, I mean I get literally no sleep or maybe an hour. The challenge is that I have a four-year-old and a full-time job, so napping in the day is not the solution.

At times I have considered getting medical help (ie. Sleeping tablets), but that would be…

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