You can benefit from sleep meditations and stories whether you feel like you don’t get a good enough night’s sleep or have difficulty falling and staying asleep! They’re all designed to relax your nervous system, preparing your body and mind for a restful night. After all, at the end of a long day, you deserve to ease gently into the dreamworld of sleep and recuperative rest.
In order to fall asleep, our minds need to relax and receive less input than we do during the day. Sleep stories can help to unwind the mind, taking you away from tomorrow’s to-do list or your wandering thoughts.
The main goal of sleep stories is to allow your mind to drift elsewhere to a place where you feel you can relax. Thus, your mind and body gets ready for a good night’s sleep. Enjoying a story purely for its creativity is also just a great way to end the day on a good note.
Meditopia’s sleep stories come in a variety of different categories and types such as imaginative, historical, and mythological tales from different voices. You can find ones that appeal to you and have yourself a soothing experience.
Discover the story of how the Buddha became the sage he was. Follow him on his journey to Enlightenment and Peace, as he discovers the source of joy as well as suffering in life.
Try out listening to our sleep story!
Meditation, when practiced regularly, can also help us fall asleep easier. The more we’re able to stay present, the less we’re likely to get carried away by our thoughts. By actively keeping our attention in the current moment while incorporating relaxing breathing and body scanning techniques, we allow our mind and body to sink into a restful state. Studies show that people who practice meditation experience improved sleep cycles as their stress, anxiety, fatigue, and insomnia levels decrease.
If you'd like to try meditation to have a better night’s sleep, you can practice sleep meditations tonight!