A Playlist That'll Make You Sleepy

Laying in bed frustrated by the ticking clock reminding you of the minutes and hours that you've lost trying to sleep? Cancel that torture out with soothing music. Studies show that certain types of music are proven to have a relaxing and soothing effect by slowing down both our heart and breath rates which in turn helps us fall asleep. The golden rule to achieve this effect is to listen to songs (from any genre) that are between 60-80 beats per minute.

If counting bpms to create your bedtime playlist isn't an option, there are apps like BPM Detector or sites like SongBPM to help you find those calming songs. You can also just forgo that process and start your sleep journey right now with our playlist. With songs like Jhene Aiko's "Spotless Mind," starting at 83 bpm, and "Weightless" by Marconi Union and Lyz Cooper, which reduces anxiety by 65 percent according to a Forbes article, you'll be snoring in no time. Just make sure not to listen to these songs at work or while driving.