Insomnia - Can't sleep!

Thanks for the intell about insomnia. :content:

And about hyperventilation, that is a nice idea! I’ll trie it. I do not think I have insomnia, but I have problems falling asleep sometimes. Maybe I do have this, I won’t know. Anyway, I’ll trie it! :happy:

i really need some tips on how to fall asleep. PLEASE help me out!!!

Here is a tip.

RELAX! Relaxing and closing your eyes, picturing a scene and letting your body rest, this will put you to sleep quickly.

Also, please be literate.

Okay, this is what I do when I’m tired occasionally:

-Reverse blinking. Close your eyes, open for less than a second, close. Just like normal blinking. It gets me pretty tired.
-Vigorous excercise.
-Watching T.V, playing games.
-Read a long book. I’ve been reading The Fountainhead, puts me to bed quickly. (Great book by the way.)
-Chatroom on Ld4all. Share your insomnia with other manic people.
-Red wine and sleeping pills.
-Trying to keep your eyes open for a period of time (5 minutes for me) gets me shockingly tired.
-Change your sleeping location.
-Turn the lights on/off. Experiment
-Take a very cold shower. That makes me collapse on the floor and feel tired/weak.

Yeah, try and be more literate like shatterspike said. If this wasn’t such a friendly, nice place, I would’ve been calling you a fucking idiot by now and flaming you.

thanks and i will try to be more literate next time. Anyways thanks a lot!

Good luck with your insomnia.

Self Hypnosis,worked for me (I too suffer from insomnia)

lol, yeah every i fall asleep right away when im literate :smile:

Uh… What

Every I fall asleep right away when im literate? what does that mean?

Maybe he’s being ironic. Or maybe he’s from Sweden or something.

I was the only one who thought that was funny? :sad:

If you want to fall asleep (faster) you should try foods high of tryptophan… (unless you’re alergic to it =| ):

This site has other nutritional suggestions for falling asleep, and also shows you what to avoid.

How long do these foods take effect to get you sleepy?

thanks Fadem!

From the page: “It takes around one hour for the tryptophan in the foods to reach the brain, so don’t wait until right before bedtime to have your snack.”

I no longer have trouble sleeping due to me getting used to taking naps after a night of little sleep and a day at school. Naps worked for me. But if I do have trouble sleeping now, I’ve realized it’s due to this: It’s extremely difficult to sleep when your eyes are focusing hard. You have to soften your eyes.

If you feel like there is a strain on your eyes, try this: Think about the area two inches above the roof of your mouth. I read this somewhere, and I swear you instantly feel more relaxed/drowsy. It also softens your eyes.

So, try that. Right now.

I did. It seemed like it worked a little bit. That’s weird…

When I try to sleep some nights, I find it hard to relax and calm my mind. It’s like it won’t shut up. Does anyone have any tips that can make you feel comfortable and relaxed after a stressing day? How can I get myself more sleepy. And please, nothing dirty… lol.

a lot of the tips so far are in this post LINK

:welcome: welcome to LD4all :smile:

Thanx. Sorry bout that.

Don’t you just hate it when you lying in bed for like 40 minutes and you don’t feel tired at all? Well it’s happening to me right now and I’m sick of it. I can’t get to sleep sometimes, I’m not even tired! I went to bed at 2 AM last night and woke up at 12:00 PM :eek: (first time that ever happened for me to wake up that late). Anyone got any advice so we all can go to sleep when we want to?