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How to sleep with a very hyperactive monkey mind?
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Dr. Kieran Dhillon
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Relaxation and...
At least 30 min before bed write down your to do list for the next day or write out a topic sentence for each thing on your mind.
Rank each item by its importance. If there are 8 items then 1 will be #1 & the rest all the way to #8. Review & re-rank until you are done looking at it. If another thing pops in mind write it down. It's key to write them down so they won't swirl in your "monkey mind".

In brief: Relaxation and...
At least 30 min before bed write down your to do list for the next day or write out a topic sentence for each thing on your mind.
Rank each item by its importance. If there are 8 items then 1 will be #1 & the rest all the way to #8. Review & re-rank until you are done looking at it. If another thing pops in mind write it down. It's key to write them down so they won't swirl in your "monkey mind".
Dr. Kieran Dhillon
Dr. Kieran Dhillon
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Dr. Evan Altman
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Practice relaxation
Relaxation and imagery techniques can be quite effective for helping people who have trouble falling asleep because of an over active mind.
Seeing a therapist for this purpose along with practicing good sleep hygiene can be of great benefit. If still having trouble, as-needed sleep aids can help.

In brief: Practice relaxation
Relaxation and imagery techniques can be quite effective for helping people who have trouble falling asleep because of an over active mind.
Seeing a therapist for this purpose along with practicing good sleep hygiene can be of great benefit. If still having trouble, as-needed sleep aids can help.
Dr. Evan Altman
Dr. Evan Altman
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