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How to fall asleep faster


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A British Columbia professor named Luc Beaudoin has come up with a way to get people to fall asleep faster. I'm going to try it to see if it works.

Full article here:
B.C. professor's sleep trick gets attention from Oprah, Forbes, Guardian


"Luc Beaudoin's "cognitive shuffle" helps redirect a person's focus away from stressful thoughts that could otherwise keep them awake.

...To do the shuffle, people first imagine a word — that doesn't repeat any letters — as they're lying in bed.

Then they think up lists of words that start with each letter of the root word they chose.

So, for example, if someone picked "bird," they would come up with four lists of words starting with the letters B, I, R and D.

Beaudoin, who tested the method with over 150 students, said people often start to feel tuckered before they're done with the first letter.

"You shuffle your thoughts to sleep," the professor said.

"It's a bit more engaging than, say, counting backwards and it's also a bit
more demanding ... it feels like it's easy, but the brain is quite busy when you're doing that."
That is nothing new. You will always fall asleep faster when thinking about something trivial and non stressful. I try to think about my coral tank.

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