7 ways you can learn to sleep forever
- Create great sleep hygiene habits – such as no caffeine at night, dim the lights in your home, make your bedroom a sleep haven (no working, eating or phone calls in your bedroom; let your room represent the place for your brain to relax), play gentle calm music in the background, exercise during the day, go to sleep at the same time, avoid long naps during the day, take a hot bath or shower before sleeping, keep the temperature cool in your bedroom, declutter your bedroom
- Do the insomnia tapping before sleep - there is shorter version of the tapping I created (see below)
- Meditation - When I began this process to heal the chronic insomnia I suffered, I ended with a short meditation. There are many ways to mediate . A simple way,is to focus on the in and out breath, or you can focus on one word- repeating the words such as peace, calm …
What Can You Do To Start Sleeping Now?
- Bright lights keep us awake. The bright light fools the brain into thinking it’s time to be wake. So at night¸keep your bedroom lights very dim.
- Stop drinking caffeine by noon.
- Avoid use of alcohol. As alcohol metabolizes in your body, it stimulates the brain and body and can keep you awake.
- Try to get in bed the same time every night and get up the same time every morning.
- Associate the bed with sleeping. If you can’t get to bed within 30 minutes or you wake up and can’t get back to bed within 30 minutes; get out of bed, sit quietly in another room and read something. If you stay in bed tossing and turning, you will associate your bed with anxiety and you won’t sleep.
- Exercise can promote good healthy sleep, but not too close to bedtime. It will overstimulate you, as exercise increases adrenalin; your body will feel more revved up.
- It is also very imperative that you learn to quiet the anxious mind. One of the most important factors to clear your sleep problems is…. To heal anxiety. Chronic worry and negative thoughts depletes the immune system and our ability to sleep easily. Stressful live events can trigger insomnia as your mind becomes active. Your spirit and heart need to be calm.
- Meditation - When I began this process to heal the chronic insomnia I suffered, I ended with a short meditation. There are many ways to mediate. A simple way, is to focus on the in and out breath, or you can focus on one word- repeating the words such as peace, calm …
- Write in a journal before you sleep to help release your rushing thoughts and worries. This helps release the constant chatter in your mind and can also help you become aware of feelings that you need to pay attention to. Your journal really can become your friend. Here you can release and vent and learn to let go of thoughts that keep you awake at night.