4 Best Meditation Techniques For Sleep & Insomnia (Scripts)

Let me tell you about how I cured my insomnia by using meditation techniques for sleep. And I'll share the best sleep-meditation scripts with you. For three years at university, I didn't sleep at all. I lay awake at night staring at the ceiling, my eyes red and dry, my mind empty yet somehow full at the same time. Lying there in bed unable to sleep, I started to just focus my mind on my breathing, unaware that this is a type of meditation. This is how I started getting into meditation by using it to get to sleep at…

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How To Meditate Lying Down In Bed
Your body loves lying down. So does you mind. Practice mindfully lying down in bed. It's utterly relaxing.

How To Meditate Lying Down In Bed

In this guide, we will be looking at how to meditate lying down in bed, either before bed or simply any time you want to relax and don’t feel like sitting up. A lot of readers have been asking me: Is it okay to do meditation lying down in bed or do you have to meditate sitting up? And honestly, I personally do meditate lying down because I find it very relaxing and after I have had a hard day it's nice to recline. It makes me more relaxed. However, it is perhaps not ideal.  Obviously, if you are meditating…

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Yoga & Meditation For Nightmare Relief To Stop Quarandreams

If you’ve been suffering from nightmares or vivid dreams, one solution is to use yoga and meditation for nightmare-relief. Millions of people around the world have been suffering from nightmare since the start of self-isolation, and dreams have been becoming ever more vivid. Sleep experts tell THE DAILY MEDITATION that nightmares and vivid dreams are a natural part of the pandemic and needn’t be a cause for anxiety. Self-isolation and the stressful situation have changed our sleep habits. The inability to go to work, or having to work from home, has had a serious impact on how we sleep and…

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Get Your Kids To Sleep With Calm Kids Bedtime Stories
Reading your kids relaxing bedtime stories helps them get to sleep at night.

Get Your Kids To Sleep With Calm Kids Bedtime Stories

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Calm Kids has a series of relaxing bedtime stories for kids to help them get to sleep at night. Do you ever struggle to get your kids to calm down before bedtime? American Family Physician states that up to a staggering 50% of children face difficulties getting to sleep at night, and that 10% to 30% of kids suffer from behavioural insomnia, which Alaska Sleep describes as being “characterised by children having difficulty falling asleep or maintaining sleep leading to poor sleep quality and duration.” Sleep is incredibly important for kids’ health. Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital says that “Sleep…

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Probably The Best Sleep / Meditation App, But There’s A Better Way

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There is a new sleep and meditation app on the market that is recommended by doctors. It’s called Relax Melodies and it’s promising to help even the worst insomniacs get to sleep at night. Meditation is current being touted as one of the best natural ways to get to sleep at night. And many of the best meditation apps offer guided meditations specifically to do when you want to drift off to dreamland. The number of people with sleep problems is rising. 70% of adults report that they have at least one night a month in which they get insufficient…

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How To Stop Falling Asleep During Meditation

As a meditation teacher, one of the questions people often ask me is how to stop falling asleep during meditation. It’s a very common occurrence. You’ve had a busy day, you’re tired, you know you need to meditate, so you lie down and shut your eyes. Perhaps you practice some deep breathing techniques or you listen to a relaxing guided meditation. Fast forward an hour and you wake up, realising that once again you feel asleep during meditation. The relationship between meditation and sleep confuses many people. So, here are some simple answers to common questions. Is it okay to…

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What You Seriously Need To Know About Meditation And Sleep

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There is a fascinating link between meditation and sleep. When you understand that link between sleep and meditation, you will become a better meditator and get higher quality sleep. For many of us, sleep is an emotional and sometimes even contentious subject. Many of us feel like we don’t get enough sleep (whether that’s because of stress, insomnia or simply lack of time). Others find it difficult to drag themselves out of bed at all, living with issues such as depression or fatigue which can make it feel as if we are sleeping life away.  As people continue to struggle…

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I Tried These Mantras For Sleep And Got A Good Night’s Rest

Recently I’ve been using some excellent mantras for sleep and oh my goodness have they helped me to get a good night’s rest. The best sleep mantras can help you to relax and unwind before bed, to stop insomnia, and to get those all-important Zzzzzzs that you might have been missing. Ive also used some English affirmations as well as spiritual sounds and phrases. Affirmations are similar. Affirmations are basically short sentences that we say to ourselves to create certain thoughts and feelings. For instance, “I am calming, resting, and drifting off” is one good affirmation for sleep. Mantras are…

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Dreaming Of Someone Dying Or Dying AGAIN Means THIS

Have you been dreaming of someone dying? Or dreaming of someone dying again? Perhaps your mother, father, boyfriend or girlfriend, husband or wife? Are you wondering what it means when you dream about someone dying or dying again when they has already past? If they are alive, does it mean they will die? Could they be coming back to life? Does the dream of someone dying mean someone is pregnant (which is one of the common interpretations)? If you dream about someone dying who is already dead, what does that mean? There are very many different ways to interpret a dream…

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Guide To Tai Chi Meditation / QiGong Meditation For Beginners

Two of my favourite meditative practices are Tai Chi meditation and QiGong meditation. Beginners who are just starting to get into these techniques will probably want to know what all the fuss is all about. Simply put: There are huge benefits of both Tai Chi Meditation and QiGong meditation that beginners can look forward to.  The Tai Chi and Chi Kung Institute calls taichi "meditation in motion'.  It's a practice regularly done at the YMCS and local gyms. Cynthia McMullen [Oriental Healing Arts School of Massage Therapy, Acupuncture, and Traditional Taoist Medical QiGong in Arizona], explains that the meditative aspect is…

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Best Meditation For Lucid Dreams [TUTORIAL]

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Did you know: There is a specific Tibetan Dream Yoga exercises that is the very best meditation for lucid dreams.  It is one of the rarer yogic meditation techniques. But you might like to try it tonight. (I’ve also include a guided meditation for lucid dreams for those of you who prefer an easier option). Many people who meditate have lucid dreams. This is because meditation makes you more conscious, and that consciousness continues when you sleep. Lucid dreaming is the ability to be aware that you are sleeping, and to then control your dreams. Some people are born with…

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