Whether your issues are with falling asleep, staying asleep or quality of sleep, you could look into some ways to keep track of it. Tracking sleep is similar to keeping a journal, it will aid with problem solving and identifying patterns around bedtime or daily routine. When considering your daytime routine and activities, examine aspects like stressors, caffeine consumption, when you exercise, work related details, etc. It can be extremely frustrating when identifying what negatively impacts our sleep, coming up with a solution to the problem and figuring out how to get our bodies to respond to our healthy solutions. – downright exhausting! Completing this sleep tracking worksheet is one way that you can work towards achieving higher quality sleep. You may try answering some or all of these questions daily or only once per week, whatever you feel is adequate. Use a notebook or journal to track. Write down the date and log your answers to the questions. Tracking sleep takes time and any progress made might not be immediately obvious. Try sticking with this process for at least one month, the more persistent you are, the greater the positive impacts and improvements you’ll see.
Download the worksheet below.