Tips on how to fall asleep in under two minutes...

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Tips on how to fall asleep in under two minutes...

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Post by Heroine of the Dragon » Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:08 am

The catch is you need to practice it for 6 weeks. I imagine that's every night for 6 weeks.
"The US Navy Pre-Flight School developed a scientific method to fall asleep day or night, in any conditions, in under two minutes," the book reads.

"After six weeks of practice, 96 percent of pilots could fall asleep in two minutes or less. Even after drinking coffee, with machine gunfire being played in the background."

Here's how to do it:

Relax the muscles in your face, including tongue, jaw and the muscles around the eyes
Drop your shoulders as far down as they'll go, followed by your upper and lower arm, one side at a time
Breathe out, relaxing your chest followed by your legs, starting from the thighs and working down
You should then spend 10 seconds trying to clear your mind before thinking about one of the three following images:

You're lying in a canoe on a calm lake with nothing but a clear blue sky above you
You're lying in a black velvet hammock in a pitch-black room
You say "don't think, don't think, don't think" to yourself over and over for about 10 seconds
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Good luck to all who try and I hope you're among the 96% that the technique is successful for. :D
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Re: Tips on how to fall asleep in under two minutes...

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Post by Validecember » Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:12 am

Neat. Considering how often I have trouble falling asleep, I'll have to try this.

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Post by steeze » Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:54 am

2-3 hours of gaming shut my eyes for me at night. If that doesn't work I just watch, "The Office" and drift off into sweet oblivion.

I like the imagery training. The canoe reminds me of Smeagol before he kills his friend for the ring in that fishing scene in, "Return of the King."

Damn those movies were good. Now I know what I'm watching before bed tonight. This was helpful.

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Post by smol Kat » Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:27 pm

My issue isn't falling asleep--it's staying asleep. I'm a ridiculously light sleeper.
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Post by CaptHayfever » Fri Sep 07, 2018 2:25 pm

Step 1) Try to stay awake for 30 more minutes to finish a lesson plan.
Step 2) Fall asleep 17 seconds later.
Step 3) Realize you're asleep & try to wake up.
Step 4) Fail to wake yourself up.
Step 5) Repeat steps 3 & 4 until 30 minutes before your alarm goes off.

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Post by steeze » Mon Sep 10, 2018 1:15 pm

I tried doing this at my desk with my head staring at the ceiling and I literally lost consciousness for two seconds and snapped back.

Then I tried it at home in bed and it didn't work.

So idk if this works or my brain was desperately trying to avoid work

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Post by Booyakasha » Mon Sep 10, 2018 2:34 pm

...don't really see what the point is.

If you need sleep, your body will make it a necessity. In the meantime, hold your id and superego at bay! Drive them before you with sjambok and naked steel! What are you, a wuss or something?
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Post by VG_Addict » Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:17 pm

I guess it's worth a try.

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Post by Booyakasha » Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:29 pm

^Who says?

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Re: Tips on how to fall asleep in under two minutes...

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Post by KTiger_44 » Mon Nov 26, 2018 2:00 pm

I've got an alternative method, but it implies having a heavy week at work, sleeping only a little from Friday to Saturday because you're excited, packing your stuff and driving Saturday morning, hiking or playing airsoft for the entire day, not sleeping because you talk with friends (or because some douche in a nearby tent blasts terrible music and yells with his drunk friends), playing or hiking on Sunday, driving home and reaching your bed. I can guarantee you that you'll fall asleep within a minute!

However, the previous build-up isn't that practical and for some reason you can't do that everyday. But then, you can always find on youtube or something a documentary video, choose it with the topic that you're the least interested in, choose a speaker with the most monotonous drone of a voice you can find, and it'll do the trick.

Alternatively, I can make my wife fall asleep within 2 minutes by petting her head and whistling this :


The nap is guaranteed, she gets some rest, I play, it's a win-win!

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