waking up every hour ughhhh

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also having nightmares. anyone have any tips on how to sleep better rolleyes 🤔😴💤💤

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    I'm a big fan of a good movie or tv show, watch it and curl up, then hopefully you'll nod off for a good while. If you find yourself waking back up again don't sit up and get worked up. I used to wake up and then get up. Once you get up that sets your brain off to the 'oh so we're getting up then'.

    If you have your phone near you then have a calming meditation music video bookmarked so you can immediately put it on. Close your eyes and try getting lost in the music. Picture a beach, or a large bed etc and just go with it.

    Hope you get a full nights sleep soon.

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    Hi. I agree with Nicole, though only watch easy going light hearted stuff, like romcoms as violence, horror or anything that stimulates the brain will make it worse. Reading is good if it's an easy to read book, again non of the above.

    Relaxation, insomnia apps, as Nicole said are good and a lot are free.

    A few drops of pure lavender essential oil will help.

    Banana and apple before bed raises serotonin to relax you.

    A hot bath or shower.

    Long term, look into mindful meditation. It really works if you put the work in and prevents panic attacks and anxiety..

    Hope that helps smile

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      If all else fails I have phenergan( can buy over the counter at any pharmacy) but if you use it evernight it stops working so only use once or twice a week. You do feel groggy in the morning but not so groggy than if you haven't slept all night. Good luck x
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    I tried zzzquil but that didn't work at least I feel less anxiety weirdly enough
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