PoliceOne.com asks: How safe do you feel knowing your backup officer hasn’t had a restful night’s sleep in weeks and is struggling to stay awake?
6. Learn to let go. Research indicates women suffer from more sleep-related issues than men, but men claim to get less than the recommended seven hours of sleep per night. This is in part because women tend to worry and may go to bed thinking about things they need to get done.
Try making a to-do list and categorize the items by importance. Then learn to let go of the racing thoughts and know that getting a good night’s sleep will help you accomplish what you need to tomorrow.