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Old 06-14-2017, 05:22 PM   #21 (permalink)
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I feel like that's a reasonable worry.
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meet them at the door laughing and invite them in."
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Old 06-14-2017, 05:29 PM   #22 (permalink)
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I sleep with a pillow over my head to cut down on noise abd light. Picked up the habit when i was nocturnal, but now i always do it.
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Old 06-14-2017, 10:01 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Do you drink coffee or energy drinks Reggie?
I try very hard not. I never did until I started working nights. Energy drinks I like the taste of but they're not really effective and they're super expensive. Coffee works to the point I'm flying off the wall but I hate the taste and makes my stomach feel sick. I usually only drink it if I feel like a walking corpse and have to work which ends up being once or twice a week which is more than I'd like but seems to be a lot better than most. The only non alcoholic drinks I really consume are water and Orange juice

Thanks for all the advice. The fan and the shower seem to help a little. I might try mediating over the weekend but I might wait til during the week when I feel better because I heard it's easier than.
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Old 06-14-2017, 10:32 PM   #24 (permalink)
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I'd like to second a fan and suggest low classical music... Some "white noise"...That really helps me when there are unexpected noises around, and when I was working swings.

Black out shades, or a towel pinned around the window went far as well... Although was a tad confusing/disorienting at first.

The meditation advice is also good...And I'd like to add YouTube some guided meditations, With emphasis on progressive body relaxation.

It will get you in an understanding of meditation-mind, and maybe help with the feelings/pressure of having to "do it right", on top of hoping for a result of sleep.

You have to find a voice and background you like...
I scanned a few and this one isn't too bad.
Nature instead of spa sounds, haha.
30 mins will fly by.

Good luck.

And here is a long 8 hour video of relaxing sounds that I really enjoy when I'm in a pinch for sleep. I used this a lot this winter when sleeping and rising unpredictably doing snow removal , and was sleeping all sorts of messed up hours.

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Old 06-15-2017, 06:46 PM   #25 (permalink)
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no fan no sleep.

im such a pampered baby
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Old 06-15-2017, 07:15 PM   #26 (permalink)
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Same here regarding fans. The fans I speak of are humming throughout the nite in my grow room, which is in a walk in closet in my bedroom. I've been growing for 13 years and always run the lites at nite for heat purposes. I don't think I could sleep without those fans making that familiar noise.
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Old 06-20-2017, 06:19 AM   #27 (permalink)
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My bro just got a pair for his insomnia not sure how well they've worked yet.
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