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JessyP

499d

I’m really suffering with insomnia any tips?

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    • IndigoBro

      487d

      @IndigoBro If you’re ruminating, write down your thoughts. It helps stop you from having to think the same ones over and over out of subconscious fear your will forget to deal with important thoughts. Later when you’re in a different emotional state, see if reading your thoughts gives a different perspective and feel free to comment it. Now sometimes I open my journal to write down a thought and I have already had that thought and I already have written a solution for myself in the journal. You can have a conversation with yourself more effectively on paper.

    • IndigoBro

      487d

      Exhaust yourself during the day with longer period of exercise. Obviously hard to do this every day. But this is the most effective for me is true bodily exhaustion. Only use the bed for sleep and get up to go do something if u can’t sleep. Basically avoid the bed becoming a space for anxiety about insomnia. I get up to do dishes or clean house it helps me focus on something else and calm down. When I’m trying to wind down I drink tea. If you’ve been up for awhile, you might need another meal or snack, it can be hard to sleep hungry. Even when I’m broke I try to save a snack for before sleep. If nighttime sleep is hard, see if daytime naps can fit in your schedule. Our societal structure isn’t exactly how everyone is wired. I have a family member who solved their insomnia issue when they gave up daytime life for their night job.

      • IndigoBro

        487d

        @IndigoBro If you’re ruminating, write down your thoughts. It helps stop you from having to think the same ones over and over out of subconscious fear your will forget to deal with important thoughts. Later when you’re in a different emotional state, see if reading your thoughts gives a different perspective and feel free to comment it. Now sometimes I open my journal to write down a thought and I have already had that thought and I already have written a solution for myself in the journal. You can have a conversation with yourself more effectively on paper.

    • djtherandomraven

      492d

      Hi!Also a person who suffers from insomnia- Melatonin (you can buy that easily) Get sleeping medicine perscribed by a Psychiatrist I've found that music and asmr help aswell (i know plenty of good music to sleep to if you'd like it) Warm milk or tea Exercise can help you get to sleep easier for sure Sometimes it's more difficult to sleep if you haven't eaten so a little snack can help That's all I can think of right now but if I think of anymore I'll let you know!

      • Tinkerbell1988

        487d

        @djtherandomraven would you mind sending me some of the same kind of videos you watch and music you listen to? I suffer with insomnia also.

      • JessyP

        487d

        @djtherandomraven thanks for this, definitely send me some music that helps

    • fix.this.later

      498d

      Cannabis

      • EliteLexy

        492d

        @fix.this.later on my rough nights, I microdose Cannabis. Helps keep the nightmares away as well.

    • NonbinarySlytherin

      499d

      I don't have tips but I hope you know that you are not alone. When I can't, I usually do art. Coloring or drawing to be specific. I like creating something I know can't be destroyed unless I say so.

    • Bean69

      499d

      Followin Cuz Same

      • JessyP

        499d

        @Bean69 you know it really worries me like it’s not good to be awake in the dark alone not knowing what to do

        • GlitchSky

          499d

          @JessyP have ethier of you tried melatonin?

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