How to fall asleep in 2 minutes

How To fall asleep in 2 minutes according to US Navy hey another title for this might be how does snooze on a cruise or how about how to crash softly and still be ready for takeoff all kidding aside this naval sleep technique is really cool so watch hey do you have trouble falling asleep do you toss and turn at night while your brain refuses to slow down a good night’s sleep is necessary for optimal health so if you’re one of the millions of people in the world who suffers from a sleep disorder or you wanna fall asleep faster keep watching to learn at tricks straight from US Navy.  

How to fall asleep in 2 minutes

Knowing how much you should be sleeping can help you figure out if your sleep routine works or if it needs tweaking babies normally sleep for most of the day around 16 hours teenagers require about 9 hours a day and adults require 7 to 8 hours a day according to the American sleep association 50 to 70 million US adults suffer from sleep disorders it’s estimated that around 20% of people worldwide suffer from sleep deprivation there are over 70 different types of sleep disorders and the most common one is insomnia sleep is essential for a strong immune system and to fight off diseases if you suffer from insomnia a lack of sleep can cause hormonal imbalances which can lead to weight gain slower reaction times erodibility memory problems what depression and how headaches according to an article on medium website US Navy preflight school needed their pilots to be able to fall asleep in any condition and at any time of day the method they came up with proved to be successful in 96% of cases after six weeks of being practiced by the violence wow here are the physical and mental stats you should take spending approximately 1 1/2 minutes on them all you’ll be releasing the tension in different parts of your body one by one once you’ve completed the five easy steps you should be able to fall asleep in the next 120 seconds. 

Step 1 

Lie face up in bed relax your facial muscles including your tongue jaw and the muscles around your eyes if you realize you have a frown really focus on releasing the area in the center of your forehead your forehead should be absolutely smooth it might sound strange but really relax your eye sockets by letting them go limp.  

Step 2 

Off your shoulders as low as possible this will also help you stretch and release the tension in your neck then relax your upper and lower arm on one side and then try it with the other arm if you’re having trouble relaxing your arms try tensing them for a little bit and then letting them become loose at the end include your hands and fingers  

Step 3 

Breathe out and relax your chest feel your lungs fill up with air Step 4 relax your legs release the tension from your thighs first and then let the relaxation travel down to your calves finally focus on your feet and ankles step five now that the muscles in your body are relaxed it’s time to clear your mind completely LOI bud winter the author of the book suggests envisioning the following images to help clear your thoughts and block out any distractions. 

Image 1st 

Imagine yourself lying in a canoe on a calm lake with nothing but a clear blue sky above you. 

Image 2nd 

Imagine you’re snuggled up in a black velvet hammock in a pitch black row works for me.  

If images one and two don’t work say to yourself don’t think, don’t think, don’t think over and over again for 10 seconds are you feeling sleepy already this military technique with a creative twist will help you get to sleep faster and for longer Can you imagine being able to fall asleep at the drop of a hat wherever you are taking a deep nap while your kids are running around falling after a long day of travel or just heading to bed without having your brain think about all the chores you need to do tomorrow that will certainly be a relief with better sleep all your daily chores will be easier you’ll feel more energized cope with stress better have more stamina for rigorous tasks and finally start to see the bright side of life another great aspect of this technique is that a bed isn’t required when the pilots were trained in this exercise the performance sitting down on a chair and those exercises they put their feet flat on the floor place their heads on their laps and let them go left so this technique should work if you’re on a plane bus or track don’t get discouraged if you don’t see results immediately remember that the pilots had to practice this exercise for six weeks before they were able to master it if you’re having a hard time at first the US army not to be outdone by the Navy has more tips to fall asleep quickly try to reduce your caffeine intake even if you don’t think you’re sensitive to it remove distractions like computers TV cell phones head to bed when you feel the first Adam tiredness without ignoring what your body is asking of you and avoid going to bed if you aren’t tired because heading to bed too early can be detrimental and frustrating start unwinding at least an hour before bedtime avoid doing activities that are to engaging or stressful.