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#16 starbabee

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Posted 09 April 2008 - 11:32 PM

These are all great suggestions! I've had bouts of insomnia myself, but I learned a trick that works for me sometimes that I didn't see above, so thought I'd share...

You start by visualizing yourself on the top of a staircase of 100 stairs - (it can be made of wood, stone or whatever else you imagine.) Take a deep inhale, then exhale and feel youself going down to the next stair and count it to yourself - 99. Take another deep breath, and go down to 98. Keep going, and as you go, you should feel more relaxed. If you get sidetracked and let in thoughts that distract you, start at the top and try again. Make sure to take a full breath between stairs.

I don't remember ever making it past the 40s.

Sweet dreams!

#17 blondie2002

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Posted 04 May 2008 - 10:55 PM

I've been wondering about:sleep:ing tips too, thanks for the suggestions. However, I have a question: What if your bed-room is the cause of your anxity? :tear: :confused:

Edited by blondie2002, 19 May 2008 - 07:37 PM.

#18 joan_pnw_1962

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Posted 15 May 2008 - 01:40 AM

For me, a sound machine just making white noise works for me.

#19 FitGirl

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Posted 23 May 2008 - 07:18 PM

For me the only way to get to sleep at night is to workout during the day. I just don't get tired enough unless I've been physically active.

The other thing I'm looking into is getting a decent mattress. Memorial day sales here I come.

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