There are numerous factors that can affect and disrupt your circadian rhythm. If you’re struggling to sleep or keep a sleep routine, it’s worth exploring the below factors and considering whether they are affecting you.
1. Light at night
We’ve all heard about the dangers of blue light before bed. Typically, this comes in the form of screens. The lights emitted from phones, laptops and televisions trick our body into thinking it’s still daytime. This makes it more difficult to sleep. And beyond our sleep, it also impacts our mood and can cause health issues later in life. Here’s what the science journal Translational Psychiatry had to say on the matter: