2:30 a.m. on the dot, as though an alarm has just gone off by my bedside, my eyes fly open and my heart races. I haven’t had a bad dream, and noises haven’t drifted into my unconsciousness. I am simply wide awake from the anxious thoughts that circulate through my mind. It will be hours before I tire enough to fall asleep again, Get Xanax Online typically an hour before I must get up, feeling as exhausted as if I had no sleep. And the more I worry over the lack of sleep, the more elusive it will become. This pattern has become familiar, and appears only when my Buy Xanax Online anxiety over an event, a job, etc. has become elevated. But the following tips have helped me to control this sleeplessness when my anxiety and insomnia flair up.

Sleep Medication – while I use sleep medication sparingly, sometimes it is necessary to help you get back into a normal sleeping pattern. Unfortunately if you aren’t getting consistent sleep, you’ll find yourself feeling tired at 6 p.m., fall asleep early, only to wake again in the middle of the night. Prescription medications like Xanax or Ambien can help you sleep through the entire night. But avoid over using as you can become dependent upon them.

Distract Yourself – sometimes just getting your mind to think of other things besides your current worries will allow you to relax enough to go to sleep. Make sure you pick something that you aren’t too interested in, like a movie you’ve been wanting to see, otherwise it may have the opposite effect and keep you awake. I find listening to an audiobook takes my mind off whatever I’m anxious about and I drift off to sleep as I listen to the narrator.

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