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Social jetlag: What is it? 5 signs to be aware of

Published on May 22, 2024 05:09 PM IST
  • From getting irritated easily to isolating ourselves, here are a few signs of social jetlag that we should know about.
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For people with a low social battery or social anxiety, facing social jetlag is extremely common. It refers to that feeling of exhaustion after socialising with people, even if for a brief period of time. "Social jet lag can set in quickly, sometimes within just 30 minutes of social interaction, while for others, it might hit a few days later, mimicking the lag from a long-haul flight," wrote Therapist Carolyn Rubenstein. Here are a few signs of social jetlag that we should know about.(istockphoto) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 22, 2024 05:09 PM IST

For people with a low social battery or social anxiety, facing social jetlag is extremely common. It refers to that feeling of exhaustion after socialising with people, even if for a brief period of time. "Social jet lag can set in quickly, sometimes within just 30 minutes of social interaction, while for others, it might hit a few days later, mimicking the lag from a long-haul flight," wrote Therapist Carolyn Rubenstein. Here are a few signs of social jetlag that we should know about.(istockphoto)

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The sense of exhaustion may kick in the next day after socialising. We may start to feel groggy or tired. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 22, 2024 05:09 PM IST

The sense of exhaustion may kick in the next day after socialising. We may start to feel groggy or tired. (Unsplash)

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Headaches, muscle aches or digestive issues are some of the physical symptoms of social jetlag that may start to show up. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 22, 2024 05:09 PM IST

Headaches, muscle aches or digestive issues are some of the physical symptoms of social jetlag that may start to show up. (Unsplash)

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In order to stay awake or stay energised, the body may start to crave caffeine. We may start to feel that we are tired all the time. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 22, 2024 05:09 PM IST

In order to stay awake or stay energised, the body may start to crave caffeine. We may start to feel that we are tired all the time. (Unsplash)

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Patience and tolerance start to take a backseat as we get irritated and frustrated at the slightest of things. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 22, 2024 05:09 PM IST

Patience and tolerance start to take a backseat as we get irritated and frustrated at the slightest of things. (Unsplash)

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We start to isolate ourselves from others as we feel the need to be alone to recharge ourselves before we can talk to others.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 22, 2024 05:09 PM IST

We start to isolate ourselves from others as we feel the need to be alone to recharge ourselves before we can talk to others.(Unsplash)

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