No doubt podcasts are a great way to stay informed and entertained. But did you know that they can also be a great way to wind down before bed? Here are five of the best podcasts to listen to before bedtime. Don't forget to give them a try tonight:
- Sleep With Me by Drew Ackerman
Created back in 2013, Sleep With Me is a beloved podcast by many for its soothing and calming bedtime stories. Ackerman, who also goes by the name "Scooter," tells boring, lengthy stories in a monotone voice, complete with plenty of digressions and tangents. It's the perfect recipe for sweet dreams and the best way to distract your mind from any racing thoughts before bed.
- Nothing Much Happens by Kathryn Nicolai
If you're interested in a truly relaxing experience, look no further than Nothing Much Happens. This podcast features half-hour-long bedtime stories that are all about the simple joys of life. Whether it's taking a walk in the park or enjoying a cup of tea, these mundane moments are narrated in a way that will make you appreciate the little things and fall asleep easily.
- 99% Invisible by Roman Mars
For something a bit different, try 99% Invisible. This popular podcast is about design and architecture, two topics that may not seem interesting at first glance. But trust us, Mars makes it fascinating. He tells stories about everything from the history of elevator music to why cities are designed the way they are. Not only are the topics captivating, but he also has one of the most soothing voices in the business, making it ideal for bedtime listening.
"Sleepy" is a podcast created by Otis Gray with the specific goal of helping listeners fall asleep at night. The show features classic stories like Rapunzel and Oliver Twist, narrated in a slow, methodical way that will easily lull you to sleep.
- Boring Books for Bedtime
Sharon Handy's "Boring Books for Bedtime" is worth a listen if you're trying to bore yourself into oblivion. She soothingly reads something truly tedious in each episode, from John Ashton's 'The History of Bread' to a guide to North American Wildflowers. If it doesn't put you to sleep, at least you'll learn something new, even if in an overly dull manner.
So, if you have trouble nodding off at night or just want to relax before bed, give one of these podcasts a try. They are sure to help you drift off into dreamland in no time. While you are at it, don't forget to check out our mattress collection, which is aimed at helping our customers enjoy comfortable sleep.