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(@justjosh)
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We have a wonderful six month old that is sleeping 12 hours. At 6pm she has bedtime and my wife is going to bed around 8pm. I am an extrovert that has a million thoughts per minute. I usually watch a rerun of a favorite show to occupy my mind. Recently my wife doesn’t want a tv on, and I cannot fall asleep. I fall asleep around 1130 with the tv on, always turn it off before sleeping, but now I cannot sleep at all. How can I reduce boredom and or constant thinking, so I can fall asleep?

thank you

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Topic starter Posted : 09/10/2022 6:31 am
(@bill337)
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Hi,

Exercise is great for helping you sleep. I usually go for a 30 minute run. It knocks me out at bedtime.

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Posted : 09/10/2022 5:38 pm
actd
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(@actd)
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reading a book will help. Kindle on your phone is convenient, and if you set it to white on black background, there is little light given off to disturb your wife.

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Posted : 12/10/2022 9:02 pm
(@donnyy)
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If it is important for you to watch your show, then you can just go to another room for a while, and when you come to the bedroom, turn it on on your phone with minimum brightness, use headphones and in half a minute you will definitely fall asleep. If I needed to look at something, we put a large pillow between us, and the wife put on a sleep mask

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Posted : 06/12/2022 5:50 am
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