Did you know that a lack of sleep can increase stress, pain, emotional distress, mood disorders, and cognitive, memory and performance deficits? There are so many mental and physical impacts of not getting enough sleep – but have you ever considered aiding that with a podcast?
According to the Mayo Clinic, adults need between seven and nine hours of sleep per night for good health. However, that is often easier said that done.
If you’ve tried counting sheep, breathing techniques and sleepy time tea and nothing seems to be working – why not try one of these podcasts designed to help you get a bit of shuteye?
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Sleep With Me
If you suffer from a racing mind come bedtime, Sleep With Me will take your mind off the daily grind with a variety of soothing bedtime stories. As the podcast description states, “get in bed, press play, close your eyes, and drift off.” It’s become insanely popular, just like these podcasts.
The Daily Meditation Podcast
The Daily Meditation podcast provides episodes to help you be happier, healthier and more peaceful – but with meditations and breathing techniques, they’ll also help you sleep better. Struggling with anxiety? Check these podcasts out.
Tracks to Relax: Guided Sleep Meditations
Tracks to Relax provides guided sleep mediations that are designed to calm your mind and body at bedtime. They’re super soothing and will have you drifting off into dreamland in no time at all. If you’re looking for this year’s best podcasts, head here.
Send Me To Sleep
Like Sleep With Me, Send Me To Sleep provides listeners with relaxing bedtime stories – but the podcast also offers sleep meditation and sleep hypnosis. This one will ensure you get a peaceful night’s sleep, without even noticing. Check out the best podcasts made for and by women.
There are also plenty of podcasts out there if you’re looking to learn a new language, listen to BBC’s best content, do a bit of self-improvement or get stuck into true crime. If you don’t know where to start, check these podcasts out. And if you’re a Spotify looking for podcasts, check these out.
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