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(63,945 posts)
Thu Jun 29, 2023, 11:32 AM Jun 2023

So my bedside clock has settings for that play soothing sounds to get you to sleep. Which choice

would you make?

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marble falls

(58,006 posts)
1. We've used all of them for tintinus and we sleep better than ever. Every once in a while we ...
Thu Jun 29, 2023, 11:35 AM
Jun 2023

... change sounds.


(1,093 posts)
4. I use background sound every night
Thu Jun 29, 2023, 11:40 AM
Jun 2023

I mix it up, using Spotify and YouTube. White noise, rain on car/roof/forest, etc. That and a sleep mask ensure a good night's rest.


(10,064 posts)
5. We use ocean sounds
Thu Jun 29, 2023, 12:29 PM
Jun 2023

I used to think it was silly but I find I miss it when we're somewhere else. When we were in Sanibel years ago we left the porch screens open so we could hear the real thing all night.


(63,945 posts)
8. I have. The thunder one was a bit unnerving and I didn't care for the sound of incessant rain.
Thu Jun 29, 2023, 02:16 PM
Jun 2023

The ocean had a rhythm I liked, sort of like breathing in and out. Relaxing.


(48,880 posts)
9. Maybe that is one reason why we like the sound of the ocean.
Thu Jun 29, 2023, 02:20 PM
Jun 2023

It mimics the human breathing pattern.

I like the sound of rain. It makes me feel cozy and secure.


(63,945 posts)
11. We use big window fans to save on electricity in the summer. If the air is not dead still we can
Fri Jun 30, 2023, 12:09 PM
Jun 2023

usually get relief.

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