Do you struggle to fall asleep? Maybe you fall asleep but have issues staying asleep, or even waking up. Maybe it’s not even your fault — perhaps you have a sleeping partner who is prone to cacophonous snoring, or you’re stressed about that big meeting tomorrow morning. Or it could just be that your upstairs neighbors have decided that 3 am on a Wednesday is the perfect time to rehearse their line dance routine…
While there’s no shortage of reasons why you might struggle to fall asleep, here are six gadgets designed to help you not only fall asleep, but stay asleep — and wake up easier as well!
Do you struggle to turn off your brain after climbing in bed? It’s one of the top reasons why people struggle to sleep. Your body might be tired, but your mind is still running circles: replaying the day, planning out tomorrow, remembering that awkward joke you made 12 years ago. What if you could block all that out and focus on something simple?
That’s exactly what the Dodow is designed to do – it creates a “metronome light” for your mind to focus on, which helps restore your body’s natural rhythms and block out other trains of thought. It also offers guided breathing to help calm your body and put you to sleep faster.
2. Adaptive Sound Technologies LectroFan With Noise Sound Machine
Do you prefer to have some kind of white noise when you go to bed? With this sound machine, you can replicate anything from generic white noise to fan sounds. What sets this machine apart from others is how customizable it is: you can create up to 20 different sound settings! That way, you can find the perfect sound to help you drift into a peaceful sleep.
3. Bose Noise-Masking Sleepbuds
Perhaps your problem isn’t with needing sound – maybe you’d prefer to remove sound from your environment. Whether it’s street traffic, snoring, or your cat making its 4 am speed run up and down the stairs, these sleepbuds help you cancel it all out. With the Bose Noise Masking Sleepbuds, you’ll block out sound while playing soothing sounds to help you fall asleep. And with this convenient travel case, it’s the perfect accessory for those who have a hard time falling asleep in a new place (i.e. most of us).
4. Red LED Night Light
Did you know red lights help put the mind to sleep? It’s true! Red has a low color temperature, meaning your body can easily adjust to it and it has a calm, relaxing effect. (Picture a deep red sunset. Now picture the bright blue screen you see when your computer is crashing. Different colors have different effects on your eyes, mind, and body.)
With these LED night lights, you can add a soothing light to your room – helping your mind calm down while promoting a restful night of sleep.
5. KÖMFORTE Duvet
Have you ever woken up with your pillow wet from sweat? Or maybe you struggle to find the right temperature in bed. With the KÖMFORTE Duvet, you can tailor the temperature of the blanket to your exact liking.
Oh, and if you compromise with your sleeping partner on a blanket even though it’s totally the wrong temperature for you, we have good news: this blanket even has dual-zone controls so you and your bedmate can have individual temperatures.
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