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  1. 1. The Most Useful Ways to Use Meditation for Sleep
  2. 2. If you end up lying in bed for hours at night and you wake up tired in the morning you may want to try using the techniques of meditation for sleep.
  3. 3. Using the techniques of meditation for sleep is very helpful at curing mild sleeping problems, especially those related to stress.
  4. 4. It can also be used to help reduce the symptoms of insomnia, but it may depend on your level of concentration and greatly by what your insomnia is caused by.
  5. 5. Before you start using meditation for sleep ask yourself why it is you cannot fall asleep.
  6. 6. Meditation is very powerful, but sleep deprivation can be related to many disorders that are serious health problems you don't want to ignore.
  7. 7. There are many reasons that you may not be falling asleep.
  8. 8. • Stressful thoughts
  9. 9. • Too much caffeine
  10. 10. • Being uncomfortable
  11. 11. • Having an inconsistent schedule
  12. 12. • Restless leg syndrome
  13. 13. • Medication
  14. 14. Obviously, some of these problems can be solved without meditation, so make sure these are not the cause of your sleeplessness before you get started using meditation for sleep.
  15. 15. Meditation can be used to help sleeping problems when you are stressed, uncomfortable, when you have RLS, or if you use certain types of medication.
  16. 16. 1. Become Comfortable
  17. 17. To help you try to go to sleep you need to first make sure you are comfortable.
  18. 18. Set the appropriate room temperature and put on a pair of pajamas you find comfortable.
  19. 19. The posture you use for meditation for sleep is important as well.
  20. 20. Since the purpose of the meditation is to go to sleep you may want to lie down, but you can sit up if it makes you tired faster.
  21. 21. 2. Remove Other Distractions
  22. 22. You can meditate when you have other distractions around the room.
  23. 23. Turn off the TV, your cell phone, the computer, and the radio.
  24. 24. If you often look up at your clock at night to see the time, turn the clock around.
  25. 25. Turn off the lights or use sleeping masks if you have to.
  26. 26. 3. Clear you're Mind
  27. 27. One of the most important parts of meditation for sleep is learning how to clear your mind.
  28. 28. This may involve using breathing techniques or writing a diary.
  29. 29. Whatever technique you use, it should leave you relaxed and content.
  30. 30. Don't spend the time thinking about the day and everything that upsets you.
  31. 31. 4. Focus on Your Body
  32. 32. This specific technique of meditation for sleep can help people with RLS and those who lay awake all night tossing and turning.
  33. 33. Focus on your toes first, and slowly work your way to your feet and other body parts until you get to your head.
  34. 34. Concentrate deeply until all the feeling is gone from that body part.
  35. 35. 5. Use Mental Imagery
  36. 36. Mental imagery is a great way for you to transition to sleep.
  37. 37. Concentrate on thoughts that are calming to you.
  38. 38. You can think about happy moments, dreams, colors, sounds, or music.
  39. 39. When you go through all of these techniques for meditation for sleep you should find yourself falling asleep much easier.
  40. 40. Start keeping track of how well you slept everyday in the morning.
  41. 41. Keep researching to find more techniques for mediation for sleep and keeping a sleeping journal.
  42. 42. After a few nights you should start being able to fall asleep much easier than before.
  43. 43. Resource Box
  44. 44. Every morning wake up and write down how you slept the night before.
  45. 45. Don't worry about the time you fell asleep, just write how long you think it took you to go to sleep and how well you slept through the night.
  46. 46. Keep tract of which techniques work the best for you so you can find easier ways to use meditation for sleep.
  47. 47. The Most Useful Ways to Use Meditation for Sleep