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I was a sleep therapist once and he suggested that I find someone I didn't like (in my case at the time it was my brother haha) and tell them I was going to give them money ($10, $20, whatever) if I'm not awake by X o'clock. They will be motivated to check if you're awake by that time and you'll be motivated not to give them your money. Also seconding what ...


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First things first: Consider visiting a doctor, especially if this last 6 months right now. Find some time for physical activity. Start with small steps (Kaizen method, see below). Consider looking for another job, it looks like current one is not interesting for You. Limit TV and other non productive activities You do every day to save energy. Consider ...


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First speak to your spouse. If you get fired over this issue, it affects your spouse too. Also, can you try doing the chores after work. Some people think better at different hours. If you can offset the tiredness by being more productive at work, that might help.


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If anything, physical activity should help one be more alert, so all these menial tasks are actually a favor to your body :) I'd suggest talking to your doctor and getting some routine stuff checked ,such as iron levels, B12 levels, and perhaps your thyroid as well. Additionally, you should make sure to drink plenty of water - lack of proper hydration ...


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I can think of at least 5 reasons feeling tired. What you consider enough sleep, may actually not be enough. We are stuck with the 8-hours recommendation, but the required amount of sleep can vary greatly from person to person. You tend to wake up in the middle of deep sleep. Possible fixes for 1 & 2 - experiment waking up 15 or 30 mins ...


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I also have to maintain a strict "early to bed, early to rise" sleep regimen. I love to lay down and listen to a guided meditation podcast on my i-phone. These meditation programs can be secular, Buddhist or Christian in orientation.There are also relaxing podcasts like story oriented Night Vale, and podcasts which play super relaxing music. I find myself ...


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You have a habit you want to get rid of; namely, staying up too late. I'd suggest you look through previous questions with this tag. These two ones are probably most helpful: How do I make myself stop doing addictive activity? How to control or change habits? Any ideas on how to trick my mind into wanting to go to bed? I think this is mistaken. It's ...



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