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Sounds for sleep by BetterSleep

If complete silence bothers you as much as small, annoying noises, try falling asleep with soothing sounds.

The relaxing sounds will cancel out the noises that surround you or fill the silence of your room and help you achieve peaceful sleep. If you don’t know where to start, try the BetterSleep app where you can mix and match over 150 soothing sounds to create your perfect soundscape.

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  • Binaural beats for sleep: Binaural beats is an auditory illusion that occurs when two slightly different frequencies are played in each ear, but is perceived as one fixed sound. Binaural beats therapy is an emerging form of sound wave therapy that helps combat anxiety and stress.
  • ASMR for sleep: Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response, is a feeling of well-being combined with a tingling sensation that starts at the head and travels downwards as a response to certain stimulus, often particular sounds.
  • White noises for sleep: White noise is created by combining sounds of all different frequencies together. If you have difficulty falling asleep or insomnia, creating a constant ambient sound helps to mask the noise happening in your surroundings by reducing the difference between background sounds and a “peak” sound.
  • Nature sounds for sleep: Nature sounds like ocean waves, rain, and wind are the original white noise. They help create a relaxing sleeping environment when the world around you becomes too noisy.
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Tips & Tricks To Use Sounds to Fall Asleep

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1. Create a Soothing Sleep Environment

  • Screen-free space: Keep TVs, tablets and laptops out of your bedroom.
  • Restful colors: Colors can affect your mood, so avoid having aggressive colors like red or orange in the bedroom. Blue, green, and violet shades will help you relax more.
  • Smells: Surround yourself with soothing smells with the help of diffusers or candles.
  • Keep it dark: Eliminate every source of light within your home before sleeping and remove anything from your bedroom that emits light.

2. Get Ready for Sleep

  • Make sure you won’t need to get out of bed once you get in: Take the time before you get into bed to feed your pet, turn off the lights in the house and do any other little thing that may distract you from falling asleep.
  • Find a comfortable position in bed: See if your posture allows you to take deep relaxing breaths.
  • Remove your headphones or play your sounds out loud: Headphones might disturb you once you fall asleep, so either place them beside your pillow or play your music out loud on a device or speaker

3. Try Different Types of Sounds

  • Nature sounds: Mix different natural sounds to create a relaxing atmosphere that can transport you to another place.
  • White noises: If you prefer to not use relaxing music, try using white noise to block out distracting sounds.
  • Binaural beats: Use different frequencies to create specific atmospheres that help with falling back to sleep, deep meditation, relaxation, dreamless sleep, dreams, etc.
  • ASMR: Incorporate ASMR into your mix to help you relax and disconnect from your daily environment.