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4/15/16 2:48 P

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Just ONE GOAL ~Get to bed earlier each night !
So far it is WORKING!

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Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6

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4/14/16 12:18 P

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I signed up for a couple more challenges to hold me more accountable and get this plateau to move.

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4/10/16 6:25 P

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Get in bed at a consistent time and not allow other activities interrupt my sleep routine,

Keep same bed time/ wake up times on weekends as during the week.

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3/30/16 10:49 A

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Challenge goal:

1) To successfully get a full 6.5 hours of sleep a night by the end of the challenge.

Right now I am struggling to get a full 6 a night. I am concentrating on 6 right now, and am getting better at it. My weekly average is now over 6, but that is still not every night. Last night was close. I got 5 hours and 56 minutes.

2) To establish a regular bedtime routine.

3) To establish a regular wake time.

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3/24/16 5:16 P

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Challenge goals
1) get 8 hours sleep nightly
2) reduce wake up calls during the noght.
3) improve sleep cycle

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3/19/16 5:24 P

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Limit on-screen activity after dinner, including reading on tablet.

Write in Sleep Journal.

Get up at the same time every day including weekends.


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3/9/16 8:39 P

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Get back on my early morning schedule and morning walks back on a.m. cycle.

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2/8/16 4:21 P

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Goals:
1. Finish chores and screen time before 8 pm
2. Listen to audio book for 1 hour.
3. Sleep until 5 or 6 (trying to adjust my natural wake up time from 7 to 6 and finally to 5 am)

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1/28/16 2:31 P

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Went to bed early, but over slept because I was so tired from getting up early yesterday. Will keep trying - but I realized after writing in my sleep journal that feeling happy and alert during the day is more important to me than getting up at a specific time. Also realized that I wake up several times during the night. If I stay in bed after waking, I can fall asleep easily But if I get up - then it's difficult to fall asleep again.

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1/26/16 5:04 P

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Changed shifts, so now I need to get up by 8 a.m. Always been a night owl, so I know this will be a real change for me. Need to reset my circadian rhythm so that I'm actually sleepy earlier. Wish me luck.

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1/4/16 4:46 A

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I signed up for this challenge over a year ago and never did it. I'm sick and tired of not sleeping at night, so going to give this a try. I've tried Sleepytime Tea, Melatonin, Essential Oils, Sleep meds....you name it. I still don't sleep at night.

No sleep apnea either. I think maybe I've just gotten into a bad habit of getting up and not going back to bed.

I'm 58 and this actually started about 10 years ago as I was going through perimenopause.

Hoping this works!

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One problem re getting adequate, restorative sleep --I believe-- is the odd sleep pattern going on here. My goal is to be in bed by10 PM and sleep until 6 to 7 AM. My partner goes to bed hours earlier, anywhere from 5:30 to 6:30 PM and sleeps until 11:30 PM to 2 AM, gets up and works on website design for a couple of hours or so, then sleeps on the sofa to "not bother me" until I get up.
The holidays have wrecked havoc on my Circadian cycle. The evening has always been my most creative time, and it's sometimes difficult to put my thoughts and ideas "to bed" at the same time as myself! :-) With Christmas prep, I've been up until 11 or 12 some nights, so I'm going to bed just about the time he is getting up!!! How crazy is all this???

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12/19/15 9:46 A

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Week one took some adjustments. Mainly my obedience to get in bed, sleep and not spark during the middle of the night. It was a struggle, but breaking habits always is. Feeling rested. No deep dark lines under eyes diminished. Feeling greatful.


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12/9/15 2:33 P

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Well, I have been through my first week of the challenge.

It seems that my issues are more externally motivated than anything else, especially like not being able to get to bed by 9:30 PM or so.

I did have some success last night. I got caught updating the software for my co,outer and got to be about an hour later than usual. I was able to sleep about an hour later. It worked as I had no scheduled appointments today.

I've got a three day streak for my sleeping, so let's see if I can continue it. I am not sure what i can do about late nights--they are out of my control.

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12/4/15 2:21 P

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Figures my first night of the challenge I actually had real insomnia, where I could not go to sleep. Not usually problem for me. My stomach is sore and out of sorts. I think I may have a stomach virus, which affected my sleep.

I spent years waking up at 4 or 4:30 AM in order work out before work. Now that I am retired, I usually wake around 6 AM, and try to be in bed by 9 PM. That way, I actually spend enough time in bed to achieve 7-8 hours of sleep.

My bedtime routine does not vary, and includes teeth care and skin care. I don't read in bed anymore.

If I have to get up early for any reason, I get worried about getting enough sleep and do not sleep well.

I will try the sleep journal a few days this week. I track my hours with my fitbit.

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12/1/15 8:49 A

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I kept the first week's journal and found it helpful. There are many things that slip your mind when you're sleep deprived- imagine that ;-) We are really feeling the dark season in the north of Europe now, so my first goal are:
- get my 30 min exercise outdoors earlier to get maximum daylight
- keep the wake-up light set every morning at the same time
My other goals all involve a longer winding down time to prepare for sleep. The last few weeks' nights have been so bad that I find myself avoiding bedtime (hardly helpful!). To overcome that, I'm trying to give myself something that I can look forward to, such as an hour of reading or relaxing music. I also need to make sure I've eaten enough in the evening because being hungry will definitely keep me from sleeping.
I have had some good results from melatonin in the past, so I decided to try that again. The first night, I fell asleep quickly and stayed asleep longer, but still woke up and then the waking period was also longer. Today I feel like a complete weary mess! So maybe I'll leave melatonin out for the time being.

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11/22/15 9:09 A

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Hello fellow Spark Sleepers,

I have (re)completed Week 1, and I'm pleased! I did NOT go to bed "on time" most nights, but I was close. I DID limit caffeine and go through my new "wind down" routine most nights, which was particularly helpful one night after a very unpleasant surprise at work. And I've been emailing my friend most days, so I'm doing my "sleep journal." Looking at my notes from Week 1, I see that I start my wind-down routine later and later as the week goes on. I'm not sure if my targets for starting wind-down and being in bed with lights out/eyes shut are realistic, or if I should push them back a bit. I'll keep trying during Week 2, and see how it goes.

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11/15/15 1:56 P

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Hello fellow Spark Sleepers,

I'm back in the Sleep Challenge a second time. I've reread the official Challenge Action Steps -- wow, there's a ton of stuff here, more than I remembered! New overall goal: Be in bed at 8:30 PM with lights out and eyes shut until 4:30 AM. Specific goals:

- Start winding down at 7:30 PM (flossing, stretching, meditating, and/or hanging out with my spouse person).

- Lights out/eyes shut at 8:30 PM (but guided meditations for sleep after this time are okay).

- Track caffeine (amount and times) to see if this affects my willingness/ability to wind down or sleep at night.

- Email my friend every morning to report on how it went the previous day. (I'm using these emails as my journal/diary).



My first time through the Sleep Challenge, starting at the peak of summer, I discovered:

- I love using my Up Move tracker to see my sleep stats. Yay sleep stats!

- I need to be in bed 1/2 hour longer than my actual sleep goal to allow time for falling asleep and waking up.

- I actually want 7.5 hours of sleep a night (which means 8 hours in bed each night), not 7.0 hours of sleep and 7.0 hours in bed (which was my original goal). And I certainly want more than 5-6 hours of sleep a night, which is where I started!

- Somehow it feels like 7.5 hours of sleep each night is decadent or self-indulgent or some kind of personal weakness. I'm noting these thoughts and feelings, and sometimes I challenge them, and sometimes I just let them be -- but despite the thoughts, I'm committed.

- I have to be kind, kind, kind to myself and patient, patient, patient with myself. Building this new habit is taking WAY more time and effort than I thought it would. But the longer I work at it, the more committed I am.

- I'm totally dependent on guided meditations for relaxation and falling asleep most nights. This concerns me, but I'm grateful I have them (now that I don't drink alcohol)!

- Occasionally I get the wind in my skirts and I just want to run around the house by myself at night having fun -- I guess it's a mild mania. (Maybe I should track that specifically...)

- The long, long light of summer made it incredibly hard for me to go to bed on time. Therefore, this past summer I reluctantly pushed my wake-up time later in the morning, to 5:30 AM, in order to get enough sleep. (Another Spark Sleeper reported having to do this as well.) Alas, this meant giving up my morning workouts! With the winter time change and lots of evening darkness, I can get up at 4:30 AM again, but I haven't yet resumed my morning workouts... I'm curious to see what happens with bed-time and wake-up time next summer. I guess time will tell. :)

Restfully yours,
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11/5/15 12:49 A

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My challenge goals for week one is to complete the journal each night. I want to go to bed by midnight the latest and wake at 8am having 8 hours sleep. I am used to being up til 2:30 and getting up at 8 for 5.5 hours sleep but I want to try to sleep earlier to help balance my hormones. Eventually, i want to see if I can sleep by 10 or 11 but I am more of an evening person, so we will see.

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10/30/15 9:37 A

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I have completed Week 1. My goal was to turn off the television (I usually knit and watch tv at night) one hour before my set bedtime. I have managed to do that 3 of the 7 days this week which is progress.

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10/4/15 2:09 P

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I been working outside longer and harder. So I'm eager to get to bed and get some rest. I will wake up a few times to drain my bladder. There has been several days I didn't have time to check emails nor check in on spark people to record things. This might be some of the keys for a better nights sleep.
Now back onto getting better health results.
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So...so far, have discovered I sleep better....
if I don't eat after 8pm,
and...I fill out a To Do list before bedtime...
and...turn off computer an hour earlier...
and that I need to research RLS. If I don't come up with anything, then perhaps a discussion with my new doctor this next month....
On to Week Two!!
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9/26/15 9:40 P

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It seems to me that it doesn't take me long to fall asleep. I know I'm in that goofy realm when I know I have to be up extra early. I'm worried that I might not hear the alarm, so it's in that half sleep/awake stage.
I decided to purchase that Fitbit bracelet. I am finding that interesting when I log into my sleep pattern. There are times I'm awake not even knowing it. A few times I'm awake because the dog wakes me that she needs to go to the bathroom. I can fall back to sleep pretty fast.
I try to keep the same time to go to bed. That too can hit some hiccups. Here's to working the plan.
Sarah

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My goal is to find what it takes for me to sleep at least 4 hours at a time!

I usually have difficulty settling in for the night...toss and turn...think of things...plan tomorrow...try to ignore the aches and pains of today.... and then wake up about every 1.5 hours throughout the night.

Often I can go back to sleep; sometimes though I'm restless enough that I actually take a short walk at 2am--!!--or read a book, etc. Then sleep from 0330 or 0400 til 08am....

There's going to be a better way for me!!
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Challenges sleeping that I need to be working on...
Normally, I fall asleep immediately, wake up two - three times a night to go to the bathroom, but am able to go right back to sleep. I also rarely sleep in one spot, normal is continually rolling over because of neck and shoulder pains, some nights I think I may roll over about 20 times, I wake up to move, but go right back to sleep.

Then there are some nights when my body is resting well, but my brain won't stop talking to God.

Once in a while worry comes on in the middle of the night and little issue is magnified a 1,000 times, then morning comes and I can finally sleep for a couple hours.

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9/13/15 8:17 P

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I am going to be settled into bed with my head on the pillow and lights out no later than 10:00pm. I will set my phone alarm 30 minutes before 10, so I know to start mellowing out and getting ready to sleep.

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Get back into a better rhythm of sleeping
Keep a sleep journal for week 1
Blog about it to inspire others
To feel less exhausted generally!
Reduce my caffeine intake

Edited by: RAWCOOKIE at: 9/12/2015 (12:40)
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1. Set a sleep schedule: Wake up at 6, Bedtime at 10pm

2. Meditate and pray before going to sleep

3. Develop a nighttime routine, drink tea, brush teeth, pjs

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1.Get to bed no later than 1:30 AM
2. do my meditation and prayers in quiet no tv on
3. try and sleep the full 8 hours

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1. Go to bed before 11 pm.
2. Use an alarm clock and get up no later than 8 am.
3. Short catnaps in the afternoon only.
4. Use melatonin or other non-habit-forming meds as needed.

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According to my Fit bit, my sleep quality is just terrible, that's why I'm always so tired.

My goals are: be in bed by Midnight, get 8 hours of sleep, and stop hitting snooze in the morning.

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1) Go to bed by 1 am
2) wake up by 10 am
3) get at least 8 hrs of sleep

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1. Be in be by 12 am and up at 8 am (I will likely fall asleep at 11 and be up at 7 some nights - but this is nowhere near what's happening now!)

2. Take a warm bath before bed and read before bed. I will try to keep my YouTube hypnoses to the daytime as they are on computer (phone) screen) but they often put me to sleep.

It's so hard not to go on Fb & respond to email before bed. Maybe I can do that before the bath!

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1. Try to make a sleep schedule
2. Wake up early

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Set a schedule and try to abide by it.
Start a journal before bed.

Edited by: JANIE111480 at: 8/16/2015 (16:29)
Matthew 19:26 - But Jesus beheld [them], and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.
Luke 1:37 - For with God nothing shall be impossible.
Philippians 4:13 - I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
Mark 11:24 - Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive [them], and ye shall have [them].


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I don't know what my goal should be here - get 9 hours of sleep every night till the end of the year? as often as possible, factoring in the meowing cats and all the other causes? OK will try that.

Whoa, my housemate's horrible habit's have given me extreme insomnia problems.

Like her cat crying a 3:30 every single morning to go out.
If i don't get up and go downstairs to let him out he cries for two or three hours and i can't get back to sleep.

Can't nap properly during the day b/c the other cat is napping on my bed for hours.

house mate watches tv until like 2 or 3 in the morning with the sound very loud and all the lights blazing.

a couple of months ago i might have given myself caffeine poisoning by drinking so much coffee - i still don't feel better health-wise. trying to keep to decaf tea only.

trying to go to bed earlier and earlier.

I really ought to move out to ever get decent sleep again.

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My sleep has been so off track for a long time now. Having a baby has definitely made it more difficult to get a good nights sleep, but I have also been going to bed far too late as well and then, come morning, I don't want to get out of bed.
My goals for this first week are to get to bed by 10:00 pm every night and to wake up at 6:00 am each morning. It's going to be a bit tough, since my husband is a night owl who refuses to change, but I know I can do this. I need to get my sleeping on track so I can have more energy through the day.

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I try to go to bed but my bf stays up watching TV which spills into the sleeping space. Although I'm sleeping not as soundly as I should. Then the dog wakes me up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom. So my sleep pattern is a couple hours, interruption, sleep a couple more hours. I wear a C-pap so sometimes the suction breaks so I wake up with a dry wind burned eye.

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share your goals ~
first I want to comment on watching TV at night all my life {I am 63) I slept with the TV off until I married my husband 12 years ago so I can sympathize with anyone having issues with TV I chose not to turn the TV off I know I know ! but my cable company has multiple music channels and so I put stingray spa or nature sounds there are no picture flying around but gentle music
ok goals
1. first and foremost do the sleep journal
2.go to bed at the same time
3. be active on the sleep forums I found that reading other members comments this morning has been very enlightening thanks for the information! emoticon

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This week my goal is to interact with one other person in this challenge (get an accountability buddy), I also am going to strive to get six hours of sleep per night and blog about my progress three times this week.

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I'm using this to encourage myself to do the recordkeeping I need to work with my doctors on my insomnia.

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It's the second time around for this Challenge for me. Sleep is so important and I need to get my focus back on-track. My goals are:

* Get to bed by 10:30 pm and get up at 6:00 am to exercise
* Do a relaxation breathing exercise when I go to sleep 4-7-8
* Keep a sleep journal on my blog to keep focussed

I don't know if anyone has ever heard of the 4-7-8 technique:

4 inhale for four counts
7 hold your breath for seven counts
8 exhale for eight counts

I do a similar technique in yoga so hopefully this will be doable. I'll let you know how I get on.

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I've figured out my challenge goals:
1) Go to bed at 9:30 every night and get up at 5:00 to walk
2). Do the sleep journal
3) read at least one resource article a day that is included in the challenge

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I just start d today and don't know enough information so my goals are to read some of the articles provided in the challenge section

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week one
1)start a sleep journal
2) go to bed earlier
3)start a bed time routine

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Week 1 was hard for me to get started on. So, here were my goals for Week 1:
1. Start a sleep journal.
2. Go to bed earlier.
3. Develop a bedtime routine.



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Week 1 goals (Tuesday July 7th - Monday July 13th):
-start keeping a sleep journal
-see a Naturopath regarding my sleep
-Begin the first week of the '30 days to better sleep' calendar

�...the number one reason knitters knit is because they are so smart that they need knitting to make boring things interesting. Knitters are so compellingly clever that they simply can't tolerate boredom. It takes more to engage and entertain this kind of human, and they need an outlet or they get into trouble" - Stephanie Pearl-McPhee


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Week 1 sleep goals:

1. In bed by 8:45 PM (I get up between 4:00 and 5:00 AM)
2. Do a guided meditation before going to sleep (using ear buds on nights that my husband is home!)

I always get up on time (4:00-5:00 AM), but I often short myself by staying up late (past 9:00 PM). And on nights that my husband is home (2-4 per week), I often won't do my guided meditations before bed, and then I don't fall sleep well, and I have disturbing dreams. If I use my earbud after we go to bed, I can have the best of both worlds: go to bed with my husband, AND sleep well after a guided meditation. I WILL DO MY GUIDED MEDITATIONS AND USE MY EARBUD!

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My week one goals have been to limit my afternoon nap to 20 min. and get to bed by 11:00pm. It hasn't worked every night, but being aware of the time and aiming for these goals has been one step forward.

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I have been a member of the team for a long time, check in occasionally. So trying to make a commitment to better sleep. My challenge is that I travel for work and I am skipping across a 12 hour time zone change on a regular basis so my schedule is very odd. I am finding that spending a few minutes doing some relaxation meditation is very helpful. So committing to spending 10 min when I go to bed and do the meditation. emoticon

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My goal is to go to bed by 11 PM at least four nights a week.

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My goal is to get in bed at the same time each night, mediate for a few minutes before going to sleep, no electronics for 30 minutes before going to sleep.

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After keeping a sleep journal for a little over a week, I have determined I need to develop a bedtime routine. My goal for this week is to stick to a bedtime of 11:30pm.

My goals for this challenge are :
1- No electronics at least 30 minutes before bedtime.
2- Listen to meditation CD for 15 minutes prior to bed.
3- If I wake up prior to 6 hours of sleep, get up, read for 10 minutes, and go back to bed.

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My goal is to wake up on time. Lately, I can't get out of bed on time and I have been getting to work late.

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So far I have been doing OK, I have been up by 8:00 every morning but my bed time has been 10:00, 10:30 and last night 11:45. And of course I never fall asleep very quickly and wake up several times a night.

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Just starting the sleep challenge

Week 1 goals:
1. in bed by 10:00pm
2. out of bed by 8:00am, even on the weekends

I will start with that and see how it goes

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I'm nearing the end of week 1 and didn't even think to set a 'goal'. So here goes:
My goal this week (week 2) is to try to make sure that I'm giving myself 1 solid hour before bed with no TV or computer. I was going to say No Screens, but I'd like to be able to read on my Kindle. And to make sure that I am In Bed no later than 11 pm. If I can pull this off, I will try to adjust bedtime earlier in future weeks.

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Today I will focus on organization and cleaning. I need to get things in order in my house. I think this might help me sleep better.

If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.

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Reviewing my journal, I have a lot of bad habits.

I eat late at night
I drink a lot of water in the evening and through the night
I go to sleep with the tv on.
I don't go to bed until 1 or 2 a.m.

So my goals are to go to bed before midnight, without the tv on. To have dinner earlier (by 7 pm at the latest) and to stop drinking water during the night. I think the tv habit will be hardest on me since I have used it forever as a way to fall asleep. It gets rid of the thoughts that run through my mind and keep me awake.

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My goal is to sleep in tomorrow.

If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.

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I want to look forward to going to bed instead of avoiding it out of anxiety. In addition, I'd like to fall asleep more quickly, sleep through the night without thrashing around, and wake up after eight hours feeling refreshed. It sounds nearly impossible, but I have hope!

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My goal is to consistently be in bed and ASLEEP before 11:30 PM so I can be up and active by 7 AM. When I work I need to be up by 7 AM, so I am trying to establish the pattern of daily rising then.

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I don't often get to bed early enough to feel rested the next day. My goal is to be in bed by 10:30 during the week.

If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.

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Bed by 10, up at 5. Striving for 7 uninterrupted hours. That would give me a huge bonus over what I've been getting in decades. To do this, maybe 1) Continue building a habit of walking between 7-8 p.m. and 2) develop a nighttime slowdown ritual of some sort.

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My goal for this challenge is to learn more about how to stay asleep at night without waking up several times, and to sleep more deeply.

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I hurt my knee but I keep walking as much as I am able to do.

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My regular night of sleep is five or five-and-a-half hours. Then I'm awake and there's no getting back to sleep.

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My goals are to learn techniques to help me fall asleep and how to stay asleep.

I also need to make sure I am in bed by 10:15 every night.

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Be in bed by 11 pm and wake up at 7-8 am.
Keep a sleep/stress journal
Eat my last meal and finish 8 glasses of water before 8 pm
No electronics after 10 pm

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After 1 week of keeping a sleep journal, I have decided to set the following goals for myself:

1. Establish a set bedtime routine
2. Go to bed earlier each night until I am getting to bed around 11-12
3. Do not go back to sleep when I wake up if it is 9am or later
4. Pray before bed each night.

I usually do really well at anything for a few weeks, or even months, but then I kind of trail off and find myself right back where I started from. But, I will never stop trying.

Remember: I can do ALL things through Christ who strengthens me!

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1. sleep 8 to 9 hours at night.
2. Stay asleep for the full hours without waking up.
3. Keep moment down though out the night.

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1. Sleep 7-8 hours every night.
2. Learn some techniques to help fall asleep quicker.

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My goal is to establish healthy sleep habits that work with my body's natural rhythms.

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My goal is to get between 8 and 9 hours of sleep per night. Staying on the same schedule including the weekend.

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My sleep better goal is to start a relaxing 30 minutes before bedtime habit instead of watching TV.

*update- I slept the whole night through last night! I had a mega workout yesterday, and I turned off the TV an hour before bed and just read a a pleasant book before bed.

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The going to bed is not a problem. My body says get there or fall asleep where you are. Right now I struggling with severe pain in my knee, sleep with it elevated.

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My goal is to go to bed on time and get 7-8 hours of sleep.

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My goal is to get 7-8 hours of sleep every night.

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Stay consistent sleep,

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My goal is to get at least 8 hours of sleep.

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My goal is to get at least 7 hours of quality sleep per night. Currently I am sleeping around 7-8 with only 5-6 hours of sleep. I am restless the other 1-2 hours causing me to feel tired/sleepy the following day.

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My ultimate goal is to sleep about 7 hours a night without the help of any sleep aides! Most of my life has been stressful with very irregular sleep patterns depending on where I was (I traveled a lot for work). The stress is gone but the sleep still eludes me!

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My goal is to get 7-8 hours of sleep each night, be active enough during the day that I can go to bed a a reasonable time (11 PM) and not have a hard time falling asleep

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Wow that sounds like a great goal... its amazing what outside forces get in the way of good sleep...

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My goal is to get my daughter's truck back on the road so I can get a full night's sleep instead of having to get up in the middle of the night to take her home from work.

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my goal is to get back to my nighttime routine and get to sleep before 10

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My goal is to sleep at least 8hours daily

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My goal is to sleep from 9 to 5 without waking up.

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My goal is to get at least 7 hours of sleep between my 12 hour shifts. Also not to sleep over 9 hours on my day off. I also want and need to do something different during that 3-5 slump on my days off instead of taking a nap.

We can do this!


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My goal is to be in bed at 11:00 pm and up at 9:00 am and not feel tired.

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WTG CHARLIE135!!!

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slept long and deep last night...woohoo!!!!

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my goal this week is to keep a sleep log

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2/27/15 8:01 A

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I started blogging my questions for week 1 to see what i am doing right and wrong. I slept very well last night until my CPAP ran out of water. i adjusted the humidity level so it will hopefully last all night.

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2/23/15 6:12 P

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I get up at 5 for work and wasn't getting to bed in time to get the 8 hrs. my body apparently needs (I've been in denial a long time!).

Wasn't getting to bed at 9 until I began turning off TV at 8 (or leaving the room where the TV is) and starting my night routine then: no computer nor TV after 8. It worked: I am in bed by 9, grateful to sleep. I am sleeping better without world problems, talking heads, nor murder/crime shows in my mind right before sleeping.

Edited by: GAILITCH at: 2/23/2015 (18:12)
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