11 Snooze-Worthy Podcasts to Help You Fall Asleep
Whether you're looking for a quick snooze or an eight-hour cat nap, falling asleep isn't always easy. After all, counting sheep and flipping your pillow over can only work for so long. But before you brew another cup of chamomile tea, try grabbing your earbuds instead. There are plenty of podcasts out there that can help you get the rest you need. From nature noises to bedtime stories, there's something for every kind of sleeper. So get ready to curl up and get cozy with 11 of the best sleep podcasts around. While you're at it, consider investing in a good sleep mask to really get the full experience.
Get Sleepy offers listeners a unique two-in-one experience. Each episode starts with a guided meditation, followed by a calming story. With two new episodes each week and thousands of five-star reviews, this podcast is a sure bet for your best sleep yet.
Deep Sleep Sounds
From nature sounds and music to just plain white noise, Deep Sleep Sounds has it all. There's also a link to listen to additional episodes that are eight hours long, so you can stay fast asleep all night.
The Sleepy Bookshelf
This podcast narrates classic fiction novels in hour-long installments. Plus, there's a brief summary at the beginning of every episode, so you don't have to worry about what you missed after you fell asleep.
Sound by Nature
More of a noise machine person? Drift off to the sounds of the wilderness with Sound by Nature. A cold mountain stream, wind in the forest, and other tracks will have you asleep in minutes.
Listen to Sound by Nature here.
Listen to a new snippet of literature every night when you turn on Snoozecast. With new episodes three times a week and no ads during each episode, it's easy to see why this podcast has such glowing reviews.
Nothing Much Happens
Host Kathryn Nicolai, a yoga and meditation teacher, reads you a purposely uneventful bedtime story to help you sleep. Over 4,000 listeners swear by this podcast, so why not give it a try?
In each episode of Sleepy, "baritone host" Otis Gray reads for around an hour out of an old book. You'll be snoozing away in mere minutes, according to listeners' reviews.
Dreamful's bedtime stories are perfect for kids and adults alike. With over 70 episodes, there's plenty of listening time, so you don't have to worry about running out of snooze material.
Guided Sleep Meditations: Tracks to Relax
End your day with a little relaxation and reflection when you tune in to Guided Sleep Meditations. The deeply visual stories will have you snoring almost immediately.
Immerse yourself in some calming soundscapes for some seriously deep sleep. There are almost 100 different episodes to choose from — just think how many naps that could be!
The Office ASMR
If you're more into ASMR and not afraid to listen to something that's a little out of the box, try The Office ASMR. Each episode, the host narrates the plot of a single episode from the hit sitcom, The Office. Over 600 people swear it helps them sleep better, so grab those earbuds and give it a listen.