I Want to Know What You Do to Fall Asleep

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    Dream Prompt

    Sometimes I'll turn the radio on and close my eyes and as a particular song plays I'll use my imagination and visualize a music video to go along with it and then I slowly drift off to sleep as I am doing that.
    Tayanne Tayanne
    31-35, F
    Dec 13, 2009


    I like to read before I go to sleep.. so sometimes I read until I feel sleepy.. and then I put my earphones in and listen to music until I fall asleep. I can go to sleep without listening to music but I just prefer it. It's too quiet otherwise...  I always like to make up...
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jun 20, 2010


    I usually always go to bed by ten unless I'm in the middle of something.I pray,I turn off my light , hop into bed.I hug my pillow if I'm not tired enough to go to sleep right away.I close my eyes,relax.and just think. Then I slowly drift to sleep .....most of the time. If not, I...
    8dipz4lr85 8dipz4lr85
    18-21, F
    Jun 16, 2010

    News Radio

    I find listening to boring news radio at a very low volume helps.  I set the sleep timer to 15 and usually I am asleep before it goes off.
    loopnscc loopnscc
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Nov 30, 2009

    Breathing Exercises

    In through the nose, out through the mouth. Then reverse. Drink water. Read.
    LawlessTranquility LawlessTranquility
    26-30, M
    Apr 17, 2013

    Read A Book

    I usually just lay down on the bed reading a few pages(or sometimes a few paragraphs if i'm really sleepy) of some book.It relaxes me and stimulates my mind in a very pleasant way.I think it's probably the best way to go to sleep...
    scribbles7 scribbles7
    26-30, M
    Dec 1, 2009

    It's Actually Pretty Weird.

    But I have a lot of difficulty getting to sleep so when something works (other than pills that make me feel stoned the next day) I go with it. I sometimes will like... kick my legs kinda rhythmically? Like, I'm lying on my stomach and stretch my legs from my back to my bed. I...
    Merralada Merralada
    18-21, F
    Jun 28, 2010


    I just take my sleeping pills and other meds..yup..I cheat :)
    MollyxxEloise MollyxxEloise
    18-21, F
    Dec 2, 2009

    Several Things

    I watch tv and every time a comercial comes on I close my eyes until the show comes back on. This makes me very sleepy.         2. Ill start to think of what i want to dream about that nite. While Im thinking of a dream idea I fall asleep in the process...
    angeliceyes11 angeliceyes11
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 26, 2011


    I decorate in my mind. A castle needs velvet drapes. A cabin in the forest needs furniture. A garden needs flowers....zzzzz....
    crashtana crashtana
    1 Response Jun 19, 2010

    Ocean Waves

    I have a white noise machine I usually put on ocean waves or rainstorm. 
    loveful loveful
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 1, 2009

    I Don't.

    I don't sleep that much. I drive on. I don't really feel sleepy very often at all. I just do what I do all the time. When the urge hits me, I just lay down and I don't have to worry about it anymore. I decided to embrace my insomnia. I generally sleep three hours or so a day, and...
    soabdelj soabdelj
    18-21, M
    Jun 20, 2010
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