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Top 10 Sleep Mistakes and Their Solutions

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6:29PM PDT on Aug 16, 2014

These are good ideas - I need to pay more attention to these items.

11:25AM PDT on Aug 16, 2014

@alamin....great add.......would you consider traveling to Toronto, Canada, to do a job? lol

6:13AM PDT on Aug 16, 2014

Sort out the problem and face it

3:20PM PDT on Aug 14, 2014

I know this sounds silly, but when I go to bed, I, after closing my eyes, "pull" my eye balls down and all thoughts I have had at that time, disappear at once. Everything goes blank instantly and I'll fall asleep within 5 minutes or even quicker. Friends and relatives have tried the same thing and it doesn't work for any of them. I have no idea why this works for me but I am sure glad it does. Should anybody try this out and if it works for any person, I would like to hear abut it. Just leave a comment and I will be notified by e-mail.

2:19PM PDT on Aug 14, 2014

I read these tips in a German pharmacy magazine called "Apotheken-Umschau" before, so whenever I can´t find any sleep I stand up, walk slowly through my appartment, maybe read something not very interesting (lol), or, the best of all: I cuddle my 3 kitties, and after a few minutes I´m tired enough to really fall asleep!

3:03AM PDT on Aug 14, 2014

Bach rescue sleep is all natural and does help - I lost my mom, dog and wife last year and my MS was acting up, it just calms the mind without making you groggy.

2:48AM PDT on Aug 14, 2014

11. Don't sleep on an anthill!

2:48AM PDT on Aug 14, 2014

11. Don't sleep on an anthill!

2:35AM PDT on Aug 14, 2014

Thanks.

9:17AM PDT on Aug 4, 2014

thanks for good advice

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