I just woke up it's 3:30 am where I am and I'm so anxious about work. I don't know what to do. I can't get back to sleep.

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Can you write down what you're thinking about and then try to go back to sleep using a sleep story or meditation?

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Try not to beat yourself up about it. You're doing your best

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I’m there with you. Make sure the night mode is on so the blue light on your phone is blocked. I find reading something I enjoy and
Is mindless helps me get back to sleep. Guided meditation through calm also helps

When I got this bad back in 2014 or 2015 I talked to my doctor and started low levels of lexapro and it did wonders to solve this exact problem.

If you get up that early that's awesome. You have a few hours to yourself where you absolutely don't need to work. Work out, go for a run.

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