WEBE Wellness: A Trick To Falling Asleep

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WEBE Wellness: A Trick To Falling Asleep

If you have trouble falling asleep and you’ve tried absolutely everything, it may be time to take yourself away and go somewhere happy.

Research shows thinking back on a happy memory may help – but you have to really put yourself in that memory.

Recreating the experience in your mind is known as savoring – and it doesn’t matter what the memory is, if it’s a happy one, but you need to go beyond closing your eyes – you must imagine you’re there.

Say you think of the beach – you have to imagine the sun and warmth, the feel of the sand, the sound of the waves – and if done correctly, it helps you de-stress and keeps you calm.

Pick the memory in advance and practice through the day, because it may be hard at first. But once you get going, a deeper sleep awaits!

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