Is This Normal? “I Feel Sleepy When I’m Stressed”

It’s a kind of stress response called “learned helplessness” that renders the individual passive in the face of stress.

written by
Rajvi Desai
Mar 23, 2020
stress and sleepiness
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AuthorRajvi Desai

Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.