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    Angeli
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      I have suffered from insomnia for over 20 years. With maintenance insomnia and early awakening. I’ve tried many medications but nothing worked. These days I’m clean of sleeping pills. I’ve been doing sleep compression for 3 weeks from 12 PM to 6 AM. However, I can’t make it until bedtime as my eyes are heavy with sleep. Also, I can’t get there until 6, because I wake up around 4. Where’s the error? It feels like my body is conditioned to wake up at 4 am regardless of what time I go to sleep.
      Sorry for the errors, I’m using the translator.

      #44877

      Chee2308
      ✓ Client

        Greetings!
        There’s absolutely nothing wrong with what you are doing. You are just too impatient. And nothing wrong with waking up during sleep either! Did you try to go back to sleep? For many people, eventually they discover they can fall back asleep, usually in small amounts first, like 10,20 mins, slowly increasing over time.

        When it comes to sleep, just throw out everything you think is right and should be doing about sleep and just completely accept that what your body does about it is always correct, because it will always be the body that decides how much sleep you need and get, not you! Just don’t question it, ever. This is where the problems always lie. Think of your body as an extremely cranky person, everytime you try to challenge it, you receive a slap back and more troubles!

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