Sleep Meditation: One Of The Best Ways To Deal With Insomnia


Sleep Meditation: One Of The Best Ways To Deal With Insomnia

Sleep meditation, or mindfulness meditation, is the kind of meditation practice that helps a person to deal with their sleeplessness. Moreover, it is considered one of the best ways to treat insomnia and restlessness.

Meditation trains a person to climb out of their head and be more aware of their surroundings. Besides, it happens to a lot of people that they get caught up in their thoughts, especially at bedtime. They are the same people who are prone to insomnia. They cannot fall asleep because their thoughts do not allow them to sleep.

Sleep Meditation: One Of The Best Ways To Deal With Insomnia
Sleep Meditation: One Of The Best Ways To Deal With Insomnia

What Sleep Meditation Helps You With?

Sleep is as necessary for the survival (of mankind) just as water, oxygen, etc. Deprivation of sleep can lead to a number of health issues or ailments including:

  • Hyperthyroidism or overactive thyroid
  • Heart disease
  • Chronic pain in certain body parts
  • GERD or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Parkinson’s Disease (progressive nervous system disorder)
  • Alzheimer’s Disease (progressive and irreversible brain disorder)
  • Asthma and other breathing-related issues

However, you can save yourself from the aforementioned (medical) conditions if you start practicing ‘sleep meditation’ on a regular basis. Sleep meditation makes a person escape the thoughts that keep swirling in their mind when they try to sleep (especially) at night. It basically calms down their mind and makes fall asleep, peacefully.

Functions Performed By Sleep Meditation

  • It activates a person’s ‘parasympathetic nervous system’ also known as the ‘rest and digest system’. This division of the nervous system helps your body conserving energy by slowing down your heart as well as breathing rate.
  • Sleep meditation strengthens your immune as well as the digestive system.
  • It relaxes your mind, helping you escape all your negative thoughts and depression.
  • This method of meditation also promotes mindfulness and awareness.

Who Should Practice This Method Of Meditation?

In the present-day world, most of people possess bad habits without even realizing that fact. These habits include – keeping themselves engaged with something or the other at the time of sleeping; doing unnecessary things like browsing through social media (for no good reason), reading old texts, playing mobile games, etc.

Ignoring your sleep may not affect your health in a short span. But, it will definitely cause harm to your emotional as well as physical health if you keep doing it regularly for a long period of time.

Sleep Meditation: One Of The Best Ways To Deal With Insomnia
Sleep Meditation: One Of The Best Ways To Deal With Insomnia

Furthermore, it’s also not easy to get away with these “bad habits.” Sleep meditation, however, makes it possible. A person, who practices this method of meditation on a regular basis, can deal with all these habits as well as their sleeplessness with much ease.

Who All Should Try This?

In fact, everyone should give ‘mindfulness meditation’ a try at least once in their lifetime. Apart from insomnia, it also helps a person deal with numerous other health issues like anxiety, depression, fatigue, (physical) weakness, etc.

According to several national and international surveys, a lot of people across the world are practicing ‘this method of meditation’ to deal with their insomnia and many other such issues. When are you giving it a try?

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