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Old 06-28-2018, 07:21 AM   #10 (permalink)
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I'm a chronic insomniac, too, since my teen years. I know that alcohol made things worse, but in recovery, I'm still an insomniac. Melatonin helps me get to sleep, but I routinely wake up after an hour. I watch boring TV or read. There are lots of great guided meditations to help you sleep, which you can google. Above all, I've found that the harder I try to get to sleep, the less chance there is of it happening.
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