ASMR: The New Sleep Aid You Need to Try Tonight

Children's books

↑Please note that the accompanying image is not directly related to the article but is a thematic representation of Lifestyle Guide↑

What is ASMR?

ASMR stands for Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response, which is a tingling sensation that some people experience in response to certain triggers like whispering, tapping, or crinkling sounds. It is often described as a calming and relaxing feeling that starts at the scalp and moves down the back of the neck and spine.

How does ASMR help with sleep?

ASMR has been found to help some people relax and fall asleep more easily. The gentle sounds and movements associated with ASMR videos can create a sense of calm and reduce anxiety, making it easier to drift off to sleep.

What are some common ASMR triggers?

Some common ASMR triggers include whispering, tapping, scratching, crinkling, and personal attention such as hair brushing or face touching. Different people may respond to different triggers, so it’s important to explore and find what works best for you.

How can I try ASMR for better sleep?

You can try watching ASMR videos on platforms like YouTube or listening to ASMR audio recordings. Experiment with different triggers and find what helps you relax and unwind before bedtime. Remember to create a quiet and comfortable sleep environment to enhance the effects of ASMR.

Children's books