Tricks Which Can Help You Fall Asleep In The Next 10, 60, or 120 Seconds


Fall asleep quickly-You may have insomnia if you are not getting asleep fast. We have some techniques which will lead you to sleep just in seconds. It usually happens because of anxiety which makes you think for a long time and you are unable to fall asleep. You can fall asleep in no time if you can manage to relax down.

Here, we have made a list of such methods that can relax you and fall asleep in no time.

10 seconds: With this technique, you will get rest in the last ten seconds of the day

How to fall asleep quickly

It is impossible for you to lay down on your bed and fall asleep quickly. Through this technique, we promise you to fall asleep within 10 seconds. This method is called the military method. In this method you have to:

  • Close the eyes and let your eyes to take rest into the sockets. Relax down your entire face while you take deep breaths.
  • Drop your one shoulder and arm to the one side of the body and relax down. Start doing it with your dominant hand. Start doing it with the left side if you are left-handed. Repeat the same with the opposite shoulder.
  • By taking deep and slow breaths, relax your chest and take your time to exhale.
  • Relax down your legs, thighs, and feet.
  • Keep your mind still and clear for 10 seconds.
  • Do not even take a break for 10 seconds. Repeat this time by time.
  • You will get asleep within 10 seconds.

It will not take more than 120 seconds.

60 seconds: The 4-7-8 technique

It is a breathing exercise technique which got designed by Dr. Andrew Weil. This breathing method got developed according to new yogic pranayama which is a breathing technique. This technique helps people to control their breathing and reactions.

If you everyday practice this exercise, it will help you to relax in very less time. This technique will make you fall asleep quickly just in 60 seconds. You have to do:

  • You have first to separate your lips and exhale wholly through your mouth.
  • After this, inhale through your nose counting up to four.
  • Hold your breath for up to 7 seconds and relax down.
  • By making whooshing sound, exhale entirely for 8 seconds.

60 seconds: Progressive muscle relaxation

According to some people, it is deep muscle relaxation, but the benefits you get are the same. It will help you to sleep quickly. This method includes repeatedly tensing, and your muscles get relaxed. Edmund Jacobson developed this technique in the year 1930. According to him, physical relaxation will lead to a calm mind. In this technique, you have to:

  • Tense the arms for about five seconds. Then relax your arms for 10 seconds.
  • Tense the forehead and then relax it.
  • Tense the eyes and cheeks and then relax them.
  • Tense the mouth and jaw and then relax them.
  • Tense the neck and then relax it.

Repeat this tensing and relaxing technique with the rest of your body until you reach your toes. In this way, your whole body will get relaxed.

120 seconds: Try to stay awake

In plain English, this situation is called Paradoxical intention for Insomnia which is the reverse psychology which does not lead you to fall asleep. You continually think because of this method and guide you to stay awake for a long time. The anxiety and the frustration produced by insomnia gets reduced by this method. It will help you to sleep faster.

120 seconds: Picture a calm place

Anxiety becomes a common reason due to which you feel trouble sleeping. You should create a peaceful and happy environment which make you sleep in a relaxed way without distracting from the things around like thoughts and concerns. You will fall asleep in a couple of minutes.

120 seconds: Try cooling it down

Your body temperature gets reduced with melatonin when you are falling asleep. If your body is not enough to cool during summer and winter, you may feel tough to fall asleep quickly. You should try to open your window and wear light pajamas and drink half a glass of cold water.