The Reasons Why I Dont Sleep

The Reasons Why I Dont Sleep

Nicholas Franchi
English V02
September 17, 2012




The Reasons Why I Don’t Sleep



Why don’t I sleep? It’s a question I’ve been asking myself for a while now. I’m sure there are many reasons why, but here are 3 enormous reasons of why I think I don’t sleep at night.  

I have a lot of bad habits in my life but I think the worst ones I have are before I fall asleep at night. I used to be able to sleep well at night that changed after I started listening to music right before I fell asleep. I think that since I listened to violent music before I went to bed every night it really disrupted my sleep schedule. I remember one night where I was listening to music on my iPod before I went to bed. I had to get really early in the morning, around 4am to go to the gym with my trainer to work out. I remember listening to heavy metal before I tucked in for the night. Little did I know how much it was going to affect my sleep patterns and myself. I finally went to bed around 11 30pm, the whole night I was tossing and turning in my sleep. When I finally woke up around 4am to work out I felt horrible because I didn’t get enough sleep. Listening to music before I go to bed is a really terrible habit that I have and it’s really hard to break. After a while you get used to it and its almost like second nature to listen to music before you fall asleep at night. It can really disrupt how you wake up in the morning as well. I remember one time where I had to wake up early in the morning to go take a test. Since I had been listening to music the whole night it really threw me off in the morning when I had to wake up early. I took the test and thought I did pretty well on it. I got my results back and I ended up getting about a 65 percent on it. I guess I learned my lesson on that one.

Another issue that I have at night before I go to bed is having a lot on my mind before I fall asleep. I tend to overthink things a lot and I always stress myself out. However this...

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