4. It Can Damage Your Self-Esteem
Studies show that people who experience insomnia tend to have lower self-esteem and lower confidence levels than people who get an adequate amount of sleep on a regular basis. If you often experience insomnia and you realize it’s beginning to impact your daily life, it’s easy to see why it could have an adverse affect on the way you see yourself: What can be more frustrating than wanting to do your work, do well in school, and have fun with your loved ones, but a chronic lack of sleep is keeping you from being, well, you? Psychologists believe that counseling is an important route for many people who suffer from insomnia, in addition to other medical treatment.