Iron Dwarf wrote:
Search the web for pre-bedtime rituals for sound sleep. Also check that you’re recovering well from training, and check your daily stress levels.
I haven’t had a good night’s sleep since my son was born (16 years ago). Somehow I’ve become a night owl. Every sound awakens me. My wife thinks it’s a protective reaction. Whatever it is, I stopped stressing over it years ago. I sleep sporadically, and sometimes a 10 minute nap midday works wonders.
I know what my problem is, I just can’t overcome it. So instead I’ve turned into a raging asshole instead of the humble quiet guy I used to be. My lack of sleep just keeps getting worse and worse. I’m hoping after my new job starts on monday and I have a set schedual instead of this ‘sometimes morning shift, sometimes night shift’ crap I’ll be able to properly sleep.
If not, beware earth… for I am the destroyer of worlds.[/quote]
If you’re working those two shifts, but switch them on a regular basis, that will fuck up your sleep like nothing else. You can’t get acclimated to that constant change in patterns.
I’m willing to bet that once to get in a ritual, it will change your life for the better.