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I just gave a health assesment & got a score of 51%
So is a little concerned about the score,the main problems I feel are sleeping patterns & dietry plans.
Can you explain to me what you mean by problems with sleeping patterns and dietary plans?
Usually I get 5 hours of sleeps on weekdays... & thus compensate on weekends by sleeping for around 10-12 hours,basically from past 1 month or so.
Why has your sleeping pattern changed in the last one month?
and due to prolonged office hours & stressed schedule sometimes feel starved while sitting in the car while on the way back to home.
I just started working... so now I have to wake up at 6 in the morning
Oh, okay, at what time do you come back home?
Usually before joining work(during college days),I used to stay up late at night & sleep till late in the morning... But now Have to wake up at the morning but can't sleep till 1 or so...Due to some work & maybe out of habbit.
You mean you work from 6 am till 8:30 pm?
snack immediately & have dinner around 21:15
actually I work from 08:30-17:30
what takes so much time then?
but the transport takes the extra time...(Due to traffic and all)
I wake up at 6 leaves around 7... reach office around 8:15 take 1-2 cups of coffee & start working from 8:30
These are unavoidable delays
you could shift your location closer to office
What you can do otherwise is to sleep by 10:00 pm sharp
that way you will get adequate sleep
and eating, you should not drink coffee or tea before you go to sleep
are you there?
Shifting location will mean staying away from home & thus will lead to problems related to diet
& also will have to arrange for all sorts of serviced that will be much more hectic..
That is true
Yeah I don't drink coffee after evening.. 2-3 cups during the working hours only
There is no easy solution for this
& consumes lot of water
How can I improve my sleeping timings...
That is good
that's the main concern...
You should go to sleep at a regular time every dau
that is, you will need to sleep by 10 pm
and wake up at 6
I know that leaves no time for yourself
but if you wish to continue working, then you will have to compromise on something
sleeping at 10 is almost impossible in the current situations...I can sleep by 11:30 or so & I tried but I failed miserably
Why? what prevents you from sleeping at 10?
Yeah your analysis is up to the point that's why I stretch around 11:30-12:00
Let's talk about today
I reached home at 9
had dinner by 9:30
Checked some XXXXXXX Logged in here in this portal & bam it's already 10:30
I relax by watching movies.... So I usually opt for 1 or 2 TV sitcoms episodes while in bed before sleeping
& that goes to 1 or so.... or if I really am tired I fall asleep in the middle of that.
any suggestions on that..??
Only suggestion is... immediately after dinner, take a stroll
I tried explaing the whole scenario,& hope you somewhat understood it.
come back and switch off all lights and television and everything else that can distract you
and go to bed
I tried but I can't.. I keep on thinking about one thing or other...
force yourself to go to bed by 10 pm
I can understand that
but if you practice that daily, it will become a habit and your will start sleeping by 10
There is no shortcut
If you want to keep working and do not want to spoil your health, you must sleep at 10
Is there anything else I can help you with?
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