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    Just 23 Products That Even Your Sleep Paralysis Demon Can't Compete With

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    There aren't a lot of things worse than spending a night tossing and turning for seemingly no reason.


    We've all been there and the feeling you have when you want to sleep, but literally can't is downright rude.

    If you've been struggling to get your very necessary eight hours, here are some products that might help.


    1. This sleep mask that will shut out the world (and the haters), so you can fall asleep without any kind of light disturbing your REM.


    This sleeping mask features a memory foam nose cushion that contours to any nose shape and blocks out all light — so you can get those zzzs without being interrupted.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $19.95.

    2. This yoga mat, so that you can stretch it out before bedtime and get your limbs nice and loose.


    I've been doing 10 minutes of bedtime yoga each night and not only have I become more flexible, I've found that my back and hips are less sore and I sleep much easier — which is amazing, considering my anxiety levels are currently through the roof. This one also has guiding lines, so you can make sure all your positions are perfect before hitting your first yoga class.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $44.99.

    3. These blackout curtains if you're plagued by street lights that happen to be right outside your window.


    These blackout curtains not only block out sunlight, but they also help if you live on a busy street and are always hearing cars go by in the dead of night. Plus, they're insulated to help keep heat outside where it belongs.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $39.98.

    4. This sleep scrub by Frank Body that is perfect if you're someone who likes to take a bath before bed.

    Frank Body

    Use this scrub to exfoliate your skin and rid it of dirt, dead skin cells and other nasties that you pick up throughout your day. Then, leave it on and soak in the luxurious essential oils it's infused with. It contains magnesium to relax your muscles and reduce inflammation, epsom salts to scrub away the nasties, lavender oil to calm your senses and nourish your skin and chamomile to soothe your skin and have it ready for sleepy time.

    Buy it from Frank Body for $18.95.

    5. This Echo Dot, which is the perfect little companion to remind you when you should begin winding down and getting ready for bed.


    You can use this Echo Dot to play you a podcast, story or song that'll help you go to sleep. But, the beauty of it is that you can get it to literally tell you when it's time for bed and use it as an alarm clock when it's time to get up.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $99.

    6. This white noise machine, that's the adult equivalent of a soothing lullaby to ease you into your slumber.


    This sound machine has 20 unique sounds that don’t loop. There’s also a sleep timer, so she doesn’t have to worry about it running all night.

    Promising review: "Light sleeper, apartment dweller: This sound machine literally changed my life. I moved into an apartment for the first time in my life one year ago and hearing my neighbours move around at night used to make me so anxious. This little machine blurs it all out! I CANNOT sleep without it now, it's the best purchase I have ever made and I would seriously recommend any light sleepers purchase it. My partner now loves it too."

    Julia Willing

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $79.95.

    7. This wool quilt that will keep you unbelievably warm during the cold winter months.


    This quilt is made from Australian merino wool and is super soft, so you'll be curled up and cosy the next time the weather decides to freeze us all.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $99.

    8. This humidifier and diffuser, so you can create a safe and snug environment, ideal for relaxing before and during bedtime.


    This diffuser has seven different light settings for you to adjust to your mood, two different mist settings and ensures 10-16 hours of mist, so you can turn it on before bed without worrying about it burning out.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $30.99.

    9. And this set of essential oils, which you can use with it to create a sleepy cocktail that will calm you down and have you ready for bed.


    This set includes lavender, lemongrass, eucalyptus, tea tree, sweet orange and peppermint, so you can create your own potions depending on what you need.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $26.99.

    10. This weighted cotton blanket that will tuck you in when there's nobody around to do it for you.

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    If you're the kind of person who tosses and turns a lot before going to bed, this weighted blanket will change your life. It feels like being tucked in, or cuddling someone, except better because you don't need to deal with another person.

    Weight is evenly distributed throughout the stitching of the blanket, making it feel as though you’re being hugged as you sleep. This blanket uses sand pellets for the weight distribution rather than fibre, so that you can use it all year round without feeling too hot.

    Read about my experience using a weighted blanket for the first time here!

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $90.

    11. This body pillow, which is the perfect companion if you're self-isolating alone.


    Say it with me, "body pillows aren't just for pregnant people!". This one supports your neck, hips, waist, back and head, which is perfect for pregnant woman, but also for anyone who tends to suffer from heartburn at night or likes to wrap their limbs around something before they drift off.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $86.99.

    12. This LIFX Smart LED bulb, so you can set up your lights to turn different colours throughout the day and prepare you for bed.

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    Promising review: "LIFX lighting is the best purchase I've ever made – both for myself and as gifts for all my friends. Not only can you easily create really fun environments with lighting (party mode, relaxing mode, movie night mode), but it's also really good for things such as sleep hygiene. At 9 p.m. I turn on orange/red lighting and my body knows it's time to wind down and it's much easier to fall asleep. It's perfect if you need to switch your brain to work mode as well. There's a sleep timer, fun effects and a setting that makes the lighting react to the music you're playing! It's so easy to use and honestly it makes being at home so much more of a VIBE."

    Sohan Judge

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $88.

    13. These blue light blocking glasses, because staring at a screen all day affects your sleep more than you think.


    The blue light from your screen can cause eye strain, headaches and inability to sleep, so if you experience any of these symptoms, you should pick these guys up ASAP!

    Buy a pair from Amazon Australia for $35.90.

    14. This Audible subscription, which will give you monthly credit to use towards whatever book you want.

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    There's a ridiculous amount of books you can listen to, including Where The Crawdads Sing, The Giver Of Stars and Celeste Barber's memoir, Challenge Accepted!, which she narrates herself.

    Audible has also recently introduced a sleep feature that includes sleep meditation narrated by Diddy or bedtime stories read to you by Nick Jonas. If that won't lull you to bed, I don't know what will.

    Get Audible from $16.45 a month.

    15. This super-soft, heated throw blanket you can use to warm up your bed before you get in, because we all know how ridiculously cold the weather has been.


    This throw is machine washable and the thermal fleece fabric is the perfect thing to curl up with when you're on your fifth wine and binge-watching Grey's Anatomy.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $44.99 (available in five colours).

    16. This handheld body massager, that will have all your muscles super relaxed before bedtime.


    This deep tissue massager works all over your body and its cordless design means you can tackle your tense back muscles without fighting the cord. It comes with five interchangeable heads to target different parts of your body.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $49.09.

    17. This handheld personal ~massager~ that's actually ridiculously chic looking.


    This vibrator has "bought it for a friend, but like it so much I had to keep it" energy. It features 10 vibrational patterns and 10 speed levels so you can really customise your orgasm. Plus, it's so pretty that you know it's the first toy you'll pull out if your partner ever asks you if you want to add a toy to the mix.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $39.99.

    18. This Sleepy Lotion by Lush that will make you feel relaxed and ready for your eight hours.

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    This body lotion contains lavender to calm your mind, oatmeal to soothe your skin and jojoba oil to moisturise the heck out of your skin. It also smells absolutely phenomenal, so get to your nearest Lush store and get sniffing.

    Promising Review: "I kid you not, this lotion has changed the quality of my sleep. It's this heavenly mix of oatmeal, lavender oil, organic cocoa butter and a bunch of other natural goodness — plus, it smells divine. My colleague swore up and down I would never sleep better than getting out of the shower, lathering this on, then jumping under my covers — and he was not wrong."

    Mariela Summerhays

    Buy for it from Lush for $17.95.

    19. This oil spray that will restore the magnesium levels in your body.


    This spray is made of magnesium oil — which is absorbed better through your skin than it is orally. It also has frankincense and rose geranium to provide you with natural remedies for insomnia and anxiety.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $19.95.

    20. Or if you like to take baths before bed, these natural magnesium salts by Caim and Able that will rid your muscles of tension and allow you to relax after a long week of working from your couch.


    Magnesium flakes absorb faster into your body than capsules and help with muscle aches and pains, cramps, headaches and insomnia. These ones are combined with essential oils, so that when you use them in the bath, your skin and mind are being soothed along with your muscles.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $29.95.

    21. This Fitbit Versa 2, that's not only gorgeous, but will record your sleep quality, so you can see when you're tossing and turning and figure out why.


    This Fitbit will not only track your physical activity, sleep health and heart rate, but you can even use it to control your Spotify, so your work out beats will be on point for the entirety of your run. It's also water resistant for up to 50 metres, so if you're someone who prefers to exercise in the water, you're covered.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $298.

    22. This gel infused mattress topper that will conform to your frame and evenly distribute your weight on its surface.


    This mattress topper is gel-infused, meaning it will regulate temperatures — the perfect solution for summer's unbearable heat.

    Buy a queen bed topper from Amazon Australia for $113.21 (available in single, double, queen and king).

    23. And finally, these period panties that means you can toss and turn to your heart's content without ending up with stained sheets.

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    These high-waisted undies were designed for overnight use, so they can absorb up to four tampons worth of blood without the need for disposable sanitary products.

    Buy it from ModiBodi for $33.50 (available in sizes 8-26)

    You, getting ready for the best damn sleep you've ever had: