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@josephene I am having terrible insomnia as well. Nothing seems to help. Any specific suggestions? Many thanks.
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I do a meditation that teaches how to calm the mind. I do this 30 minutes before bedtime. Last night I was able to back to sleep. This meditation was on the calm app. There are many of them. Anything thing calming the mind, anxiety ect…
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@maryshipley There is a charge for the Calm app, isn't there? If so, how much is it?
goodness, maybe the "child" in me comes out bit I dont like – very uncomfortable to be in a totally dark room
Also because of my brain surgery, my balance is not good & I worry about tripping/ falling in a very dark room.
Gloriejean I keep a nightlight on but then I dont have the problems you have each of us is different and have to find out what's best for them
alive read about meditation & deep breathing exercises but can't seem to keep my mind focused on that task for too long. When I eventually drop off to sleep (around 3/4 am), Ive been watching TV and have fallen asleep on my sofa with my little dog snuggled in with me. I think I get a good deep.sleep because I dont generally wake up exhausted or tired. Besides I gotta walk the do
BUT I'm 71 yr old and I know how important good sleep But I'm not tired at 1 pm. Wide awake.
@gloriajean So how many hours of sleep do you get to feel good? I really need at least 6 and 7 is heaven.
I believe it is $69.00 for the year. Worth every penny. This app. Is teaching me to quiet my mind. Really helps to go to sleep.
@lioness this is so true, we each are different and need to find what works for us. I know they say to turn off electronics an hour or so before bed, but I have often fallen asleep in bed, sitting up using my IPad.
I believe I paid $69.00 for the year.
Contantandwell different folks, different strokes
Yes, I go sleep with electronics often as well.
@hopeful33250 that’s what I’m doing right now. I don’t do it often but our bedroom is the only room with A/C and it’s hot out.
it seems to vary. you may be surprised but last week, I feel asleep at 2 am and did t wake up u till 3 pm! what is that all about???
I asked my pharmacist about melatonin that any of you talk about. if you take it a- Its a natural product but does it make you feel groggy?
about 5 hrs.
@gloriajean I use melatonin, 3mg, and it does not make me groggy. Unfortunately it also does not get me through the night but I have heard that the long acting prescription version will.
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