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How To Sleep When Horrific News Becomes The Norm

(Huffington Post) “With the frequency of shootings and terror attacks there is a sense of anxiety that’s building in people,” Anita Gadhia-Smith, a psychologist in Washington, D.C., told The New York Times ― “a sense of vulnerability and powerlessness.”
Traumatic life events are among the biggest causes of anxiety and depression, research suggests. But experts say taking steps to care for yourself ― including taking care of your sleep ― is what helps you cope best with that stress...
Here are seven self-care tips that can help you deal with worries and sleep better:
1. Talk about what’s bothering you…
2. Do things that help you relax…
3. Don’t change your sleep routines…
4. Turn off the news at night…
5. Practice good sleep hygiene…
6. Give yourself a break…
7. Get the help you need.
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