However, stress can become a problem when it is prolonged. If you experience stress over a long period of time, it can begin to affect one of the things that both our bodies and minds rely on to adequately recuperate – our sleep.

When stress begins to prevent the one thing that would naturally help to relieve it, you can get caught in a perpetuating circle of tiredness, stress and frustration, which could combine to eventually lead to depression.

Helping sleep triumph over stress can be an ever-constant battle, but there are ways to do it. Simple tricks like establishing a good pre-sleep routine, ensuring your bedding is a help (not a hindrance) and knowing how to spot your stress triggers can go a long way when it comes to getting a good night’s sleep. Be sure to read on to find out more.