Have you ever wondering listening to a short bedtime story after daytime fatigue?
After a long day being busy, there’s no better feeling than climbing into bed for a restful night of sleep. However, falling asleep becomes difficult due to stress and other issues. It has numerous drawbacks from poor sleep such as difficulty concentrating, low productivity, and other sleep problems.
Most people would spend few minutes scrolling through social media websites such as Facebook, but it’s hard to sleep later then. The only way for you to unwind is to find something to calm your mind.
Reading or listening to bedtime stories before bed is a great way to reduce stress and relax your mind. While some people may think they are only for children, but adults do need them as well, so what are some bedtime stories that you can take a look at?
Recommended bedtime stories for adults
- Calm sleep stories
Calm is a well-known meditation app that provides expansive sleep stories and meditation classes. There are certain familiar stories like Pinocchio, alongside celebrity narrations such as Matthew McConaughey. Most episodes only last for 25 minutes and you can set up the timer to stop it whenever as you want.
2. Sleep whispers
In Sleep whispers, the BBC host Whispering Harris will be the host and introduced both traditional bedtime stories and Wikipedia articles. His hushed and quiet voice will help you escape from the noise and fatigue of your daily life.
3. Miette’s bedtime story podcast
This podcast is awesome for people who are prone to read actual works of literature, and there are a bunch of episodes for you to choose from
4. Sleep with me
It is a traditional podcast which is hosted by Drew Ackerman, and usually with a lengthy introduction and sponsor shout-outs at the beginning. However, it tends to last for an hour, which is a bit long for bedtime stories.
5. ASMR sleep station
I bet most ASMR fans are eager to listen to the ASMR sleep station. It is specifically designed to help poor sleepers to get to sleep, with an extensive supply of whispered audio recordings.
Other tips for your sleep
Besides bedtime stories, there are also other ways to improve your sleep quality, such as using meditation apps (MindZone), set up a regular sleep routine, optimize the sleeping environment, and having a healthy diet.
You need to engulf yourself in these stories, and be prepared to have yourself emerge into these wonderful stories before bed.
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