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111 solutions to stress-related sleep disorders. Created by The Enlightened Souls of Pi for Stanford University Venture Lab's A Crash Course on Creativity, Autumn 2012.

111 solutions to stress-related sleep disorders. Created by The Enlightened Souls of Pi for Stanford University Venture Lab's A Crash Course on Creativity, Autumn 2012.


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  • 1. stress v. sleep how to end the conflict 111 solutions fromThe Enlightened Souls of Pi
  • 2. Sleep disruption ordeprivation as a result ofstress creates issues of physical, mental and emotional well being. 
  • 3. Our study proposes to delve into the conscious andunconscious connections of stress and sleep, clarify those connections,
  • 4. and come up with solutions to stress-related sleep disorders. Successfully managing "stressors“ leads to healthy sleep patterns
  • 5. and provides tools for coping with stress in both our waking and sleeping lives.
  • 6. 111solutions to stress for better sleep
  • 7. 1. accept the situation2. air-borne stress hormone blockers3. bedroom is for sleep4. biofeedback5. breathe into a paper bag for 10 seconds
  • 8. 6. build things7. channel “dog sleep8. confront your fears9. count back from 100; for each # say it mentally then write it in your mind
  • 9. 10. create a schedule11. create a sleep routine12. create a stress vaccine13. dance a crazy dance14. dark room
  • 10. 15. day/night light sensors for windows16. death17. deep breathe all day18. do difficult tasks first19. don’t fight
  • 11. 20. don’t worry21. drink valerian root tea22. drop bad thoughts in a hat23. eliminate distractions24. eliminate excess sugar intake
  • 12. 25. exercise regularly26. find spirituality27. foster hemispherical sleep28. fund sleep research29. get a hobby30. get a white noise machine
  • 13. 31. get rid of what you don’t need32. get your life in balance33. get fitted for a good bed34. go out to dinner35. go to sleep to soft music that turns itself off
  • 14. 36. good thoughts37. hum a happy song38. increase GABA levels39. increase melatonin levels40. increase neuro-protective anti-stress genes
  • 15. 41. just keep your eyes closed42. keep a “thumbs up” journal43. keep a diary44. know your limits45. learn meditation
  • 16. 46. learn new languages with audio tapes as you fall asleep47. leave work at work48. listen to audio books at low volume49. listen to music during the day
  • 17. 50. make a “to do” list for the next say and say “good night”51. make a dart board of your worries and win52. make a safe and cozy sleep space53. make a sleep plan to follow
  • 18. 54. make friends55. meditation in the evening56. never go to bed mad57. no artificial light in the evening58. no caffeine
  • 19. 59. no computer or phone 3 hours before bed60. no food, liquid or exercise 3 hours before bed61. no noise62. no regrets
  • 20. 63. no tech devices 3 hours before bed64. open your mind to the possibility of silence65. plan your day the night before
  • 21. 66. play soft lullaby music when you lie down67. practice smiling on your pillow68. question ideal sleep hour totals & sleep as much as YOU need
  • 22. 69. quiet excitatory neuro- transmitters during sleep70. read poetry out loud before you go to sleep71. read the comics out loud before you go to
  • 23. 72. regulate glucocorticoid release73. release all stress74. repeat the phrase “dream me a dream” as you fall asleep
  • 24. 75. return to the womb76. satisfying sex77. say mental “thank yous” as you go to sleep78. sensory deprivation environment
  • 25. 79. sleep when you are sleepy80. smile81. socialize with optimists82. stop saying yes to all83. take a hot bath 90 minutes before sleep
  • 26. 84. take medication85. take a mental walk through a beautiful garden as you fall asleep86. take a walk87. take Phyllanthus emblica Indian gooseberry
  • 27. 88. talk to someone you love before you fall asleep89. tell jokes90. think of what you love before you fall asleep91. think positive thoughts
  • 28. 92. throw your mind to your favorite place and stay there93. try sleep therapy94. turn off your brain to sleep95. turn clocks to the wall
  • 29. 96. use blue blocking goggles before sleep97. use blue blocking lights in your bedroom98. vaccinate against insomnia
  • 30. 99. wear comfortable ear plugs before bed and when falling asleep100. write a short note to your worries and sign off before sleep101. write down the good things of the day
  • 31. 102. write down your feelings by hand103. xylophone music as you lie down fading to silence104. yawn for 5 minutes
  • 32. 105. yesterday’s worries ended yesterday106. yield to the temptation of fatigue107. you control your waking and sleeping hours
  • 33. 108. your soundest sleep is for you and your family109. your thoughts shall fade away with each breath110. zip up your troubles in a small bag
  • 34. 111. zzzzzzz in your mind’s eye
  • 35. subtly soporific production brought to you byThe Enlightened Souls of Pi
  • 36. Avantika Saraf Bryndie Beach Gustaf Martensson Guy Sirton Vladimir DranevichBrahms’ Lullaby - Soothing Piano Classics for sleeping babies
  • 37. forStanford University Venture LabA Crash Course on Creativity Autumn 2012