There are numerous sleep aids available for curing insomnia. Popping pills isn’t your only option. Here are some other suggestions to help you reach that “gentle sleep.”
Invest in the thickest curtains or blinds you can find. Just four minutes of sunlight on the retina are enough to make you feel wide awake.
Soft, relaxing music helps many people fall asleep. Listening to nature sounds is also an excellent way to drift off to slumberland.
Sleep Masks — Also known as “eye masks” are said to be very effective in helping to overcome sleep problems and obtain restful, relaxing sleep. Other aids that may help are ear plugs, pillow speakers, or soft lighting (BeCalm Bedlight).
Certain bedtime snacks have been shown to help calm you and make you sleepy.
Sound Machines can make you feel like you’re in a forest or at the beach and have been proven to work almost as well as drugs for inducing sleep. They work by blocking out intrusive sounds and are perfect for someone who must sleep during the day or is bothered by external noises. (You can find more information on how sound helps overcome insomnia here.)
Subliminal Messages — Subliminal messaging works deep within your subconscious to calm your mind and slow your thoughts. Over the long term, it can permanently eliminate your insomnia. Watch this audio to learn more about subliminal messaging.
Hypnosis — Insomnia can be cured using hypnosis. It is the natural gateway to sleep, helping you move from alertness through REM all the way to deep, restorative, sleep. No risk 90-day guarantee if it doesn’t work.
Sleep Optimization Program — Learn how to restore your body’s innate ability to sleep naturally. Take the quiz and get a detailed analysis about your sleeping habits. Read the multiple testimonials of success with this program.
Aromatherapy — This insomnia relief scent inhaler is a natural blend of pure essential oils known to have calming effects and help relieve the discomforts of insomnia.
Relaxation CDs — Reach ultra-relaxation with 3D nature soundscape CDs. Listen to the natural sounds of rainforests, waterfalls, and ocean waves. Includes FREE MP3.