The
Four Quadrants
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Trouble Sleeping


Definition:
Sleep is needed to maintain optimal health, energy, and a postive outlook on life. People can experience difficulties sleeping due to situations of stress or worry, or due to a health condition, such as having backpain. Insomnia is a sleep condition that is characterized by difficulty falling and/ or staying sleep for a long enough period of time. Insomnia can be a short term condition (acute) or a long term condition (chronic).


Sleepiness, Grogginess, tiredness during waking hours, difficulties with concentration or memory, and irritability

Getting enough sleep allows one to feel well-rested and energized during the day. Not enough sleep can make one feel physically tired.

Getting enough sleep allows one to be sharp and well-focused.  Lack of sleep may effect one's concentration or memory.

When a person feels fatigued, (s)he may not have the time or energy to engage in self-reflection, connect with others, or practice his/ her chosen faith/ spirituality.

Getting enough sleep allows one to feel energized and emotionally balanced.  Not enough sleep can make a person feel irritable. This may impact relationships with friends, family, and coworkers.