Sleep meditation is used by thousands of men and women who want to improve the quality of their sleep. It is easy to perform the meditation techniques necessary to implement the benefits and with them, you will find that it is a lot easier to fall asleep and stay asleep throughout the night. Anyone can easily perform meditation at home or at their favorite location and the sooner that it is started, the sooner the benefits can begin, too.
- The American Sleep Association estimates that a third of U.S. citizens have had a short-term problem with insomnia.
- On the other hand, approximately 10% of American adults experience long-term problems with getting to a sleep state and then remaining in one.
- A guided sleep meditation involves going through meditation, generally breathing and visualization exercises, while lying down, but before you sleep.
“The goal of guided sleep meditation is to reduce the impact of worried thoughts and tension in your body on your sleep. By learning how to shift your focus and relax your body, you will start to notice improvements in your ability to fall and stay asleep.”