“If you struggle to sleep following a traumatic experience, you’re not alone. Nearly all trauma survivors experience some type of sleep trouble, such as insomnia. But for anywhere from half to three quarters of people, it’s vivid dreams that make it difficult to sleep soundly.”
😰 More than 70% of us have gone through a traumatic experience in our lives, and up to 20% of these instances lead to PTSD. The Sleep Foundation reveals how trauma affects your dreams and some simple methods for overcoming its lingering effects.
👃 Here’s a quick sleep hack: the next time you’re having problems falling asleep, try sniffing your partner’s shirt.
University of British Columbia researchers discovered that doing so led to better sleep efficiency and quality among study participants, even when the loved one wasn’t present. This definitely casts a new light on the expression “smell ya later.”