Falling asleep can be tricky when you think of a million things. Did I think to send this e-mail? Feed the goldfish this week? Should I have done it differently? It's enough to keep someone awake at night, especially if you do not get enough sleep ($ 1
Alexa can help you fall asleep by cleaning your head with guided meditation and relaxation sounds. The bot can even read your bedtime stories to your kids, so they can fall asleep better. So you are on the way to relaxation and restful sleep.
Calm your mind with guided meditation.
Before you go to sleep, you should really think about ridding your mind of all the stress of everyday life. Meditation is a great form of stress and anxiety relief that can help you relax and calm your thoughts to lull you to sleep.
The guided meditation is integrated in your Amazon Echo. All you have to say is "Alexa, open guided meditation". There is a meditation of the day, so you always have to take a new one.
Fall asleep to rain noises
If you fall asleep easily when it's raining outside, you'll love it. I fall asleep immediately. Just say "Alexa, play rainy sounds" and your echo immediately conjures up the sound of a shower.
It will be played until you tell Alexa to stop. However, if you do not want to hear rainy sounds all night long, you can always create a routine that allows you to stop at a certain time. When creating the action, select Device Settings and tap Stop Audio .
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Try the power of sleep and relaxation sounds.
If you want to fall asleep to another sound every night, this is a good skill. There are over 125 sounds to choose from, including thunderstorms, ocean sounds and crickets. If you're ready to slumber, just say "Alexa, tell Sleep Sounds to play thunderstorms" or whatever you want to hear. You can set a sleep timer so that it does not play all night by saying, "Alexa, set a sleep timer for three hours." Section and type "sleep" in the search bar. Scroll until you see the skill Sleep and Relaxation Sounds (it has the highest ratings). Select it and tap Enable the use of .
Sleeping with Nightlight
Not everyone can sleep in a pitch-black room, and a TV can distract you when you try to doze. If you only need a little light, use the ring light of your echo. Just say "Alexa, open nightlight" and the top of your echo starts to glow and pulsate.
This is especially useful when you need to get up at night because it provides just the right amount of light. When you're ready to turn off the night light, just say "Alexa, stop it".
Let your children fall asleep with a short bedtime story.
If you're busy at work or running errands at home, you can get Alexa to read short bedtime stories to your little ones. You must enable the ability in the Alexa app (there are several to choose from). The Craft Short Bedtime Stories offers nine different stories that can be adapted to include your child's name.
Once the skill is activated, you can say "Alexa, open bedtime stories and play all stories" or "Alexa, open bedtime stories and play Little Red Riding Hood". If there is a story that your child does not like, they can say "Alexa, next" to continue with the next story.
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