I adjusted pretty easily, but I put a lot into it. My phone is off, I use a white noise machine that plays ocean waves, an eye mask that has rims on the inside so it doesn’t press on my eyes, and my clock has a blue background so it doesn’t interfere with sleeping. I need tons of sleep. My family knows only to wake me if it’s serious.
I get through the night like any other shift by finishing what must be done and then finding things to do. I also eat well on my break.
My problem is that we only get one day off between groups of shifts so not enough recovery time.