15 Recommended Ways Your Phone Can Help You Sleep Better

    Featuring podcasts, apps, and other things that will send you to dreamland.

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us what helps them get actually restful sleep. Here are their favorite apps, podcasts, and more:

    1. The Twilight app:

    2. The Sleep With Me podcast:

    3. ASMR videos:

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    "They help me to get to sleep! You can convert them to MP3s if you want pure sound, though many have a visual relaxation factor as well as aural." — Brook Townsend, Facebook

    4. A bedtime alarm (on or off your FitBit):

    5. The Audible app:

    6. A sleepytime playlist (made or borrowed):


    "Create a playlist of your favorite soft songs to fall asleep to. Listening to the same music every night trains your body to sleep when it hears those songs. I have been doing this for at least five years now, and it works great for me!" — madnay25

    7. The Sleep Machine app:

    8. The Deep Sleep with Andrew Johnson app:

    9. Guided meditation videos that quiet your inner noise:

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    "I search 'guided meditation' on YouTube and fall asleep meditating. It has changed my life." — nicoleb41059fb99

    10. The Headspace app:

    11. The Joy of Painting:

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    "Watching all the happy little clouds and big old trees appear on the canvas one by one, accompanied by Bob Ross’s soothing voice, never fails to make all the random thoughts in my head that keep me awake all night fade out." — sepp123

    12. The Relax Melodies app:

    13. The Sleep Cycle app:

    14. The Welcome to Night Vale podcast:

    15. The Cleveland Clinic Stress Meditations app:

    Sleep tight!

    Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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