69 Shows To Watch When You Want To Fall Asleep
PLOT TWIST! This article is written by a regular contributor and The Critic. Her thoughts and opinions are in normal font. The Critic prefers the slant.
2020 has a really rough start.
Remember when you just wanted to stay at home and relax. Well, due to the unfortunate spread of this COVID-19 epidemic, we are forced to stay indoors and avoid social interactions. This wasn’t my idea of a break. Well, anyway, moving on.
All that endless scrolling on social media feeds must have gotten you bored by now. Yep.
You want to rest, but you can’t fall asleep.
You want to read but you don’t have enough energy.
Even music has let you down!
All you need now is something, which is more engaging and relaxing. Or perhaps, boring.
Continue reading “69 Shows to Watch When You Want to Fall Asleep”
Sometimes, even though you’ve had a very long and hectic day, and you are completely tired, you just can’t get yourself to sleep.
Your mind and body are totally drained out, but your eyes are wide open staring at the ceiling, even after hours of getting into bed.
I’m pretty sure you can relate.
Continue reading “What To Do When You’re Too Tired To Sleep”
Before civilisation, the concept of sleeping for longer hours never existed; our ancestors believed sleep was a passive activity to reenergize and go for the hunt or prevent getting hunted.
Both you and I are not in dire straits and are somehow lucky enough to have a roof above our heads, and more importantly, get decent sleep at night.
A research study shows that 1 in every 3 adults often suffer from sleep deprivation. It can become quite obvious and holds a spot in one’s lifestyle.
Here’s the deal.
It’s super important to get in sync with your body’s natural sleep-wake cycle.
But how do you always stay in rhythm? Continue reading “25 Relaxing Sleep Games to Play Before Bed”
Have you ever fallen asleep while reading a boring book?
The chances are that it could have helped you sleep well, especially if you read that on the night before your exams.
You can still do that but with a twist.
Continue reading “20 Books About Sleep That’ll Teach You How to Become a Master Sleeper”
Have you ever tried to examine your surroundings?
Imagine you are in a coffee shop. The person next to your table is typing away on a laptop. The constant clickety-clacking creates a peculiar sound which you’ll begin to notice if you focus.
You would also tend to eavesdrop on different people if the focus game is stronger.
The coffee arrives and a person sitting beside you leaves their book unattended. A gust of wind blows resulting in a fluttering of pages.
Do these annoy or satisfy you?
For many, the sheer sight and the sounds of these ordinary events can act as a stimulus.
It’s more than just a myriad of sensations. This opens up several questions.
- What is this strange tingly feeling?
- Why does your body react to certain sounds in a particular way?
- Is this common?
- Can these sounds help you relax and even sleep?
Continue reading “The Best ASMR Videos For Sleep – Can It Help You Fall Asleep?”
About 2 years ago, a survey was conducted by Amerisleep, a mattress company showed that people are happy because they get good sleep.
On average, a “happy person” gets 6-8 hours of sleep every night. Those who get fewer could be happy too often but run into problems that originate due to the lack of quality sleep. This results in stress which takes a toll on happiness levels.
Don’t worry. You’re not alone.
I have compiled a couple of memes related to sleep which will definitely make your day if you’ve been feeling sleep deprived and I hope you’ll get a good round of sleep tonight.
Ready? Let’s go! Continue reading “27 Sleep Memes For Those Who Can’t Sleep”