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24 August 2006 @ 09:00 pm
You may call me Jiroh  
Does anyone out there know of any methods to make yourself fall asleep? I don't have insomnia as such, but even when I'm really tired -- like now -- I find it difficult to get to sleep. I usually have to stay up till anywhere between one and three in the morning before my eyes will consent to the whole shutting biz. As you might have guessed, this will not be conducive to my study/lecture schedule in September. It happened all last year too -- I kept nodding off in the shower in the mornings, or having little naps when particularly soothing lecturers were talking. Usually physiologists. I failed physiology three times. You can see where I'm going with this.

So -- anything? Herbal remedies? Teas? Recs for meditation tapes? (I have two already, but they suck.) Voodoo? Glue? Anything, please, I'm begging here.

But if you're going to say 'start reading Carrie at one in the morning,' don't, because I tried that and it didn't work. Good book though.

ETA: Via one of mousapelli's fics (Track 2: Chemistry) I finally found out that Semisonic sings that song. Don't ever say that fanfic teaches you nothing!
 
 
Current Location: beddy bye byes
Current Mood: sleepysleepy
Current Music: You Learn (Alanis Morisette)
 
 
 
gwathhenationgwathhenation on August 25th, 2006 04:43 am (UTC)
Don't watch any T.V. or go on the computer for a few hours before you go to bed. Screens are bad, as are red-light alarm clocks.

I by no means practice what I preach, but my doctor says that is an important one. ;)
every Starbucks should have a polar bear: Armageddonscoradh on August 25th, 2006 09:38 pm (UTC)
Che, I spend most of the day waiting till I can go on the internet or watch TV at night! God, why must you make this so hard?! :P But if it's a choice between fic and sleep ... well, fic's definitely winning at the mo. Thanks!
gwathhenationgwathhenation on August 26th, 2006 06:44 am (UTC)
No arguement there.