Senin, 31 Juli 2017

What I Did When I Got Insomnia


For the 12th English Collaborative Blogging, just like two weeks ago, we will write a post based on 4 random words. Thus, there are lots of possible topics we would write based on them. It's challenging. πŸ’ͺ


I am not a sleepyhead. I can sleep 5 hours a day and it's enough. I rarely take a nap in the afternoon, and when I do, I can still sleep at night without problem, although I can stay up longer than without an afternoon nap.

However, sometimes it's hard to sleep at night. Closing my eyes make me uncomfortable. This is what everyone calls Insomnia.

Insomnia, according to guidelines from a physician group, is difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, even when a person has the chance to do so. People with insomnia can feel dissatisfied with their sleep and usually experience one or more of the following symptoms: fatigue, low energy, difficulty concentrating, mood disturbances, and decreased performance in work or at school. (

I have insomnia occasionally. I experienced it a night before my wedding, before an exam, or when I feel anxious. The National Sleep Foundation stated that this is an acute insomnia, a brief insomnia that happens because of life circumstances.