A nightmare is a scary dream you have probably have had because of something you watched right before you go to sleep or because of something else that causes you anxiety.
The following videos offer you some tips to how you should get back to sleep after a nightmare.
How do I get back to sleep after waking up?
In the above video you learned that you should relax your bodily muscles by tightening and loosing various muscle groups for around 10 seconds, each.
You also found that a calming meditation is effective. Relax your mind and your breathing.
If you can’t shake those bad images, you may need to distract your mind by getting up or listening to some calming music or reading.
Should you go back to sleep after a nightmare?
Sure, if you have relaxed yourself enough so you plan on having “sweet dreams” this time.
What causes nightmare?
This video tells that nightmares are primarily caused by stress and emotions.
Why are nightmares so scary?
Aroung 1.5 minutes into this video, “DearBlocko” talks about why your nightmares are so scary.
So your nightmares are probably caused by things that cause you anxiety currently, medications you are taking, and things that you watched immediately before you went to bed.
I hope that you get a well rounded game plan for how you can deal with your nightmares and how you can fall back to sleep after you have a nightmare.
Let me know if you have any questions, and don’t forget to share this with someone else who could use it.