Can’t sleep? Here are some tips to tackle pandemic-induced insomnia

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If uncertainty is keeping you up at night, try preparing contingency plans for events that could lead to stressful situations.


(Mouhamad Rachini/ CBC News) — Performer Veronica Antipolo’s insomnia is so bad, she’s half-considered changing her work schedule.

“I actually joked with a friend the other day. I said, ‘You know, I might as well just take a night shift somewhere because I’m just up all night,'” she told The Current‘s Matt Galloway.

Antipolo’s lack of sleep is no laughing matter, though. She says she’s constantly waking up in the middle of the night and struggling to go back to sleep — and the anxiety from the pandemic isn’t helping.

“It’s terrible because in the day I can’t nap, because right now we’re in virtual school,” she said. “So I have to stay up for my daughter, and the anxiety builds on itself.” (…)

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