07-07-2019 03:11 PM
I usually try and bore myself to sleep when I'm struggling. I count backwards from 100 visualising the numbers in my head. It's similar to counting sheep. I read today about a podcast called 'sleep wth me' which does basically the same thing. I also find I sleep better if I stick to exercising and also a regular sleeping pattern where possible.
It's going to be harder with neck pain.
08-07-2019 06:09 PM
We've heard that exercise does help with sleep @Gazza75, it's almost as if you use up all of your batteries and energy so you go to sleep flat. There's also a ton of apps out there which provide noise or stories that are meant to help you fall asleep too. Counting backwards sounds good - do you get far in your countdown?
08-07-2019 07:47 PM
That is a great skill @Gazza75, do you have any tips to someone who is struggling to get to sleep and looking to count backwards?
08-07-2019 08:57 PM
09-07-2019 06:41 PM
We've just found a link for a guided meditation to help sleep, one that we used many years ago with some success. Not once did we get all the way through... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLZPWqfyZVk
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