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Garrett1965

415d

please, how do I get rid of insomnia???

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    • WiccanBK

      339d

      Alright, so some people will laugh and roll their eyes at this, and I don't recommend it as a substitute for actual medical science, but if you are open to the usage of crystals (yes I know how this may sound), I've been sleeping with obsidian under my pillow and I've been sleeping slightly better. Could just be placebo, but it's effective placebo.

    • WiccanBK

      339d

      Alright, so some people will laugh and roll their eyes at this, and I don't recommend it as a substitute for actual medical science, but if you are open to the usage of crystals (yes I know how this may sound), I've been sleeping with obsidian under my pillow and I've been sleeping slightly better. Could just be placebo, but it's effective placebo.

    • qveenofthecastles

      341d

      If your insomnia is anxiety related this may help: Box breathing Magnesium Glycinate

    • Yumeno

      342d

      I haven't completely gotten rid of it but I have gotten better at coping with it. The main thing I've learned from experience is that the more you worry about insomnia, the worse it can get, so it's easy for it to turn into an annoying cycle. If I'm worried about sleeping I tell myself that I'm just going to focus on resting and that I'll be okay. Rest still counts even if you don't get a full night of sleep. Look up The Insomnia Coach on YouTube; his channel has a lot of videos that have helped ease my anxiety about insomnia. Try not to overthink it or blame yourself too much. And if you can, see if you can identify what some underlying factors might be. For me, it's anxiety, racing thoughts, and lack of exercise. When I'm feeling more stable, less worried about stuff like work and family, and getting more walking and exercise done, that's when I tend to sleep better. Even if it seems tough right now, I'm sure you'll have some better sleep eventually and find some strategies that work for you. You can do it. Good luck with everything and hang in there.

    • Jgrazia89

      405d

      I’ll be honest with ya-it’s heredity. I use a black sleep mask with beads in it that go in the freezer so it’s nice and cold when I put it on my face for bedtime. Helps me a lot!

    • Awholemess

      414d

      I use my phone or Alexa to play meditation music.

    • Finleaf

      415d

      I try not to use my phone/screens before bed (or at the very least turn my blue light filter up high), I'm a big fan of chamomile tea too! Taking melatonin supplements has helped me a lot in the past, and some people find listening to pink noise (similar to white noise) helpful, like rain sounds! Some aromatherapy scents can help with sleep, like lavender, there are other options as well if you don't like lavender. A pricier option, but there are these vibrating wristbands called touchpoint solution which I find can be really helpful for allowing me to sleep. A breathing or meditation exercise before u go to bed can also help u feel relaxed and stuff before bed :) most of all, remember that any rest is better than none, even if you can't sleep, lying down and having some quiet time is better than nothing. All the best :)

    • FemaleKyle

      415d

      I mean I personally smoke pot, but it's legal in my state. Also try and limit screen time up to an hour before bed that way your body can naturally regulate and produce its own melatonin.

      • Garrett1965

        415d

        @FemaleKyle thanks for that. I'll give it a try. I hope it helps 🙏🍀

    • Garrett1965

      415d

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A: To deal with insomnia, you can try exercising, practicing good sleep hygiene, creating a bedtime routine, avoiding caffeine and electronics before bed, and using relaxation techniques like meditation or listening to calming music. Additionally, you can try natural remedies like chamomile tea, valerian tea, or passionflower tea. Remember that it's important to consult a healthcare professional for personalized advice.

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