Last night I was so tired! When I had gotten home from my wonderful time at the Indian restaurant I found the dishes needed washed. So after washing the dishes I was feeling more awake. I have had trouble sleeping for years and I did not want tonight to be a night I couldn’t sleep. I would guess this sleeplessness resulted from my TBI.
When I was in the grocery store last I picked up some chamomile “sleepy” tea. With my farm experience/herbal research I do know that chamomile is a sedative. It was glorious! I had the best sleep with no interruptions!
If, perhaps you have the same problem. Here are a list of other herbs and methods for sleep:
Hot milk, touch of honey, with a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg
Lavender candles- the scent of lavender
Eating a small bow of oatmeal– SHOCKER!! But one I can definitely attest too.
Also, there’s this breathing exercise that I learned: Here’s how it goes: Close you eyes begin breathing deeply, picture a Black sea and on it a black ship. Watch the rhythm of the waves. Keep breathing deeply.
That last one is pretty nifty. My grandfather, who fought in the Frozen Chosin war taught me that one. Does the trick too!