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Sleep With Me

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by SalixIncendium, Jul 25, 2021.

  1. SalixIncendium

    SalixIncendium अहं ब्रह्मास्मि
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    How do you fall asleep?

    Silence?

    Noise?

    What sends you to sleep?
     
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  2. Father Heathen

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    Ambient music. The sound of rain, especially thunderstorms.
     
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  3. Snow White

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    It just happens. Apparently I'm lieing down when it happens. But it usually happens suddenly.

    Yeah, silence is good.

    I usually get tired around midnight. I haven't thought much about the science behind it, though.
     
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  4. Rival

    Rival Inodj har-ek Amun-Ra
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    Nothing.
     
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  5. Xavier Graham SA

    Xavier Graham SA God is Love, is love, is love. OM, AV KAH AHH!

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    The pills they give me :D:D
     
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  6. MikeF

    MikeF Proponent of RAEism
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    Chiefly the need to sleep. Can sleep with or without noise, darkness helps but is not required. Interestingly I can no longer sleep in a car on road trips, at least not satisfactorily.

    As I've gotten older, its less about getting to sleep and more about making it last a straight 6-8 hours without waking. If woken, getting back to sleep can be a *****.
     
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  7. Lyndon

    Lyndon "Peace is the answer" quote: GOD, 2014
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    Yeah, I take a handful of pills, fall asleep quickly, they make me sleep for about `16hrs so I have two days worth of sleep so I only take them every 48 hrs and function on a 48hr day, but I do take naps average about 10 hrs sleep per day. oversleep the first day, undersleep the second day, its either that or be constantly depressed from oversleeping every day if i take the medicine every 24 hrs
     
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  8. Viker

    Viker Filia Diaboli, in a shroud of metaphor and mystery

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    Ambient music, rain, river sounds and often night sounds like crickets and owls.
     
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    I relax, ignore my constraints, wait and let my mind wander. It very much helps if the temperature is right: cool room and slightly warm covers. I don't like to feel smothered or to be under heavy blankets.

    Once I woke up in a night terror, and it felt like a beast was on my chest clawing. I chose to believe I would be fine, and I went back to sleep. I was fine.
     
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  10. stvdv

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    Going from vertical position into horizontal position does the trick for me
     
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  11. danieldemol

    danieldemol Well-Known Member
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    I walk on average 6km a day. Sleeping doesn't present a challenge to me, i go in to a decent sleep shortly after my head hits the pillow so long as I haven't had any caffeine.
     
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  12. Batya

    Batya Always Forward

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    Hard work, works like a charm for me :D But yes, I do like quiet, I lived a couple years of my childhood on top of a mountain in the middle of nowhere, and so I've always preferred quiet, with the nice addition of various night-time nature sounds.
     
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  13. Quagmire

    Quagmire Imaginary talking monkey
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    Other people's problems.
     
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  14. Vinayaka

    Vinayaka devotee
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    I fall asleep easily enough from low dose meds, but often wake up at about 2 AM and stay awake from then on. It's inconsistent, with no defined patterns over the last 30 years or so. Listening to a sports game on the radio helps. I'm very much a morning person. The last 4 hours of any given day are not of quality for me.

    It is an interesting topic.
     
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    Being tired. I usually don't have any trouble falling asleep, but I wake up too early.
     
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    I get tired. I lay down. And that's that.
     
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    sun rise "This is the Hour of God"
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    Relaxing in the evening
    A good shower
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    Being tired

    and sometimes during a good massage.
     
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  18. SigurdReginson

    SigurdReginson Grēne Mann
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    Honestly? I can fall asleep just about anywhere whenever I want. What's my favorite way to sleep? Outside, under the night's sky. If I can get a spot by a moving river or a babbling creek, that's even better. I also love the drone of frogs croaking. Hell... I just love being enveloped in the natural world in general, it seems. :D
     
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    Viker Filia Diaboli, in a shroud of metaphor and mystery

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    I occasionally fall asleep on my back porch to the sweet sounds of frogs and crickets. Helps living in a forest.
     
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  20. SigurdReginson

    SigurdReginson Grēne Mann
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    You know, sometimes I get caught up in living in a four walled world where everything is safe and comfortable. All of my concerns are societal, and I allow myself to feel the stress of everyday life crush me under it's soulless heel.

    And then I step outside...

    All of that superfluous bull**** sloughs off the bone of basic necessity, and for a brief moment I can connect to that inner core within myself that wants for nothing more than a fire, a shelter, and enough food and drink to keep me happy. :) It's a nice reminder that all of our petty human concerns are just that - and in the grand scheme of things, they are just one ring in the tree of life.
     
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