Dear Jane, I’m Tired All of the Time
Lately, I’ve been tired all of the time. I’m tired when I wake up, throughout the day, and then I’m exhausted by bedtime. I want to be alert so that I can run around and be present with my kids, but it’s been tough.
I used to be able to pop out of bed, start my day, be productive, and then stay up late catching up on emails or watching my favorites shows on Netflix with wine. But now, I can’t seem to stay awake past 9 or 10pm.
I have no problem falling asleep, but no matter how much sleep I get, I just don’t feel well-rested. Nothing has really changed in my overall lifestyle, so I don’t know what to do.
Jane, how can get my bounce back?
– Tired, tired, and tired
Taking time throughout your day and your week just to focus on yourself can do wonders for the quality of your sleep and your overall well-being.”
Dear Tired, tired, and tired,
I understand how you feel and how frustrating it must be to sleep through the night but wake up still feeling tired. Not feeling well-rested can sabotage not only your day but your overall quality of life, so getting your bounce back is super important for a healthy life.
You mentioned that your overall lifestyle hasn’t changed much, but maybe there are underlying issues that are disturbing the quality of your sleep. I would start taking a daily multivitamin, Iron, and B12, just to ensure that all of your essential vitamin and mineral levels are up to par. Plus, it might be a good idea to get a check-up with your doctor to double-check.
Then, start to incorporate daily self-care practices that slow down your body and mind so that you’re able to reenergize throughout the day. Once a week treat yourself to a Big Night In which includes a Go Away, I’m Fizzy CBD bath bomb, Nighty Night capsules, and Pain, Pain, Go Away Cream which has therapeutic scents for relaxation and your skin can soak in the benefits.
Taking time throughout your day and your week just to focus on yourself can do wonders for the quality of your sleep and your overall well-being. Also, I would implement a morning and nighttime routine so that your body can get a regulated schedule that can help with getting a restorative night’s sleep.
Don’t forget to lay off the coffee and caffeine around 12pm, so your body and mind have enough time to wind down before bed. I would also start taking a Nighty Night capsule about 30 minutes before you plan on going to bed. Trust me, they really work for me for a peaceful and restorative sleep. Sweet dreams babe.
Jane is the fictional heroine of the Betoken lifestyle blog, Good For Jane. Think of Jane as your virtual BFF. She lives a healthy lifestyle, but not like, over the top. When it’s not a pandemic, she loves hanging out with her friends, dating, and exercising in public. Throughout the pandemic she has baked her fair share of sourdoughs, gotten more than her fair share of takeout to “support her local restaurants”, ordered wine online and taken plenty of CBD to keep the anxiety at bay.
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