You’ve done everything — counted all the ships, folded all the socks, or maybe finished watching all your friends’ stories on social media — yet you still can’t fall sleep.
What a dil
emma when you have to wake up early for yet another eight-hour duty the next day.
But did you know that there are legit ways to sleep in just a matter of seconds?
According to a report, one can actually sleep in 10 seconds using the military method.
It was stated that military method was a routine created for pilots to help them fall asleep in two minutes. The method takes two minutes to fulfill but the last 10 seconds is believed to make you snooze.
What you have to do is to relax your entire face and muscles inside your mouth; drop your shoulders and your hands to the side of your body; exhale and relax your chest, legs, thighs, and calves.
Clear your mind for 10 seconds but if it won’t work try repeating a “don’t think” mantra for another 10 seconds. Then, you should be asleep for the last 10 seconds.
Now, if the 10-second method does not work, try doing the 60-second sleeping method through the 4-7-8 breathing method.
All you need to do is — let your lips part slightly; make a whoosing sound as you exhale; then close your lips and inhale through your nose; count four in your head.
For seven seconds, hold your breath. Then exhale again with a whoosh sound for eight seconds. It is advised that you practice it mindlessly and complete the cycle for four breaths.
If it still doesn’t do the work, you can try various ways so you can sleep within 120 seconds.
You can try reversing your situation and tell yourself to stay awake or you can try visualizing a truly calm place.