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Sleep by Headspace offers a variety of meditative sounds to help create the right conditions for healthy, restful sleep. Sleep music in the Headspace app is designed as a soundtrack for falling asleep. According to the National Sleep Foundation , our brains are sensitive to noises as we sleep, meaning we can be easily disturbed in the night. Sleep music helps establish a soothing baseline of sound without too much variation, to help you fall asleep — and keep you asleep. It masks other sounds, inside or outside. In effect, the music becomes the pillow we rest our head on. This is what healthy sleep sounds like! There are a host of tracks to choose from in the Headspace app. Some use repeated harmonies to create a tranquil atmosphere, while others use a combination of live instruments and nature sounds, in unique combinations, designed to produce a pleasant, relaxing atmosphere, conducive to falling asleep. The great news is that recorded sounds and music can have just the same effect.
Throughout history, people have used music to alleviate stress, distress and even illness. Those experiencing sleep problems may find soothing music before bedtime helps them to relax and 'let go' and ultimately sleep more easily. Choosing the right type of music to sleep to Music choice is, of course, ultimately down personal preference, but here is our guide to sleep music. Our top tip is to avoid your favorite songs as well as anything too uplifting, which might over-stimulate you before you go to bed, or once you are in bed. Instead, opt for music that blends into your sleeping environment and calms your mind. Sounds of nature Nature sounds, such as the sound of ocean or the sound of rain, are some of the most popular sleep-inducing sounds, and may help to 'transport' you to a more restful mental space. The often monotonous repetition of sounds can even aid the onset of sleep by helping distract your thoughts and relax your muscles Harmat et. Ambient music Sometimes inspired by sounds of nature, ambient music is a genre of music that can evoke calming mental images and emotions without being a distraction. As such, it may help to promote relaxation in your daily environment without distracting you from other tasks. Classical music Being predominantly instrumental, classical music is often thought of as sleep-inducing music.