How to Fall Asleep in 10, 60, or 120 Seconds


Sleep has always been an integral part of maintaining one”s health. A person’s overall health depends on his sleep pattern and thus a good sleep pattern is the best way to good health. but, how many of us do really get proper and enough sleep? or even, how many of us are amongst those luckiest people who fall asleep in just a few minutes of trying to sleep? the answer is very few. Yes. you read that right, there are very few people that can doze off just as they hit the bed. majority of people toss and turn on the bed, just so that they try to try to sleep but all their efforts go in vain. Not to forget those numerous position changes that we end up doing, just to attain that perfect posture of sleep. if you are one of such people, then this article will surely help you fall asleep in 10, 60 or maximum 120 seconds! Read on to know more

How to fall asleep in 10 seconds?
Note: This method actually takes 120 seconds, but the final 10 seconds are where the sleepiness kicks in.
Military Method
This method was developed for pilots, who in spite of sustaining on caffeine and sleeping under the sounds of heavy aircraft, could learn this trick in 4 weeks, but finally mastered it.
This method requires the following
  1. Hide your clock
  2. take a warm shower before bed
  3. Dim the lights
  4. Put your phone far away from the bed
  5. A gentle 15-minute yoga session
  6. Wearing socks to keep you warm

If the above doesn’t help you, you can try the basics of military method that is breathing exercises and muscle relaxation.

Sometimes ADHD might hinder your speed to master this technique.
How to fall asleep in 60 seconds?
There are two methods under this
4-7-8 method

To prepare, place the tip of your tongue against the roof of your mouth, behind your two front teeth. Keep your tongue there the whole time and purse your lips if you need to.

Progressive Muscle Relaxation Method PMR Method

The basic premise of this method is to tense your muscles following it by the 4-7-8 method. The muscles must be tensed and not strained thereby relaxing the muscles will induce sleep by providing a tranquil feeling throughout the body.

How to fall asleep in 120 seconds?

If the above methods do not give proper results, the ultimate option is this method as there could be some underlying problem lying, that needs to be rectified. for example, Insomnia.

  • Paradoxical Intention: Paradoxical intention is where you have to ask yourself to stay awake. Your brain gets exhausted by the thought of staying awake. studies have proved that people who have practiced this have fallen asleep faster than the people who have not.
  • Visualize a Dark Calm room: Trying to fall asleep in a well-lit room is the first mistake you are making if you are unable to sleep quickly. try to sleep in a dark room, away from gadgets and practice breathing and mind relaxation techniques for quick results. if you cant sleep in a totally dark room, visualizing the same also helps.

If the above does not work, try 

  • Acupressure
  • Try earplugs
  • Try blackout curtains.
  • Listen to white noise

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