Can't Fall Asleep Easily? Here Are 2 Reasons Why That Might Be!

Last updated: March 2022

Falling asleep is a very common problem for people with insomnia. In my experience as a therapist, there are 2 main overarching reasons as to why "sleep initiation" can be challenging.

One reason is biological (sleep drive) and behavioural – and one reason is psychobiological conditioning or "training" of mind and body.

Why is it hard to fall asleep?

Listen to how both of these things can make it challenging for some people to fall asleep.

Do you recognise the impact of those reasons in your sleeping difficulties? What have you done to address those 2 things?

Please share your ideas with the community! I'll come back with some suggestions in a future video.

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