8 Lesser-Known Sleephacks

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  • Wearing orange-tinted glasses in the evenings.
  • Avoiding fluorescent lights or bright glowing screens before bed.
  • Supplementing magnesium and some other vitamins.
  • Exercise.
A glorious sleep score!

Before-bed beverage regime

Anxiolytic supplements



Mindfulness or non-stimulatory thinking

  • You spend 10–20 minutes daily training with it and it significantly improves your stress management — you will be one cool cat. It’s one of the few pieces of Biohacking tech that has good human research demonstrating its helpful effect.
  • I’d been meditating for several months prior to starting to use the emWave2 and it taught me what it feels like to be in a coherent meditative state.
  • It’s also the only Biohacking device I’d buy, all the rest I’m a bit skeptical of for one reason or another.
  • emWave tech costs between $100 — $200.

Dual N-Back software

The Sleep Deficit Protocol

  • Get up early. For one reason or another, you wake up early and underslept, instead of hitting snooze or sleeping in or trying to take a nap later just get up and get going. You’ll experience a pleasant boost of motivation which you can use to get more done that morning than you sometimes do all day.
  • Cold shower. 60–120 seconds of cold water blasting you in the face first thing, will get your adrenaline and cortisol flowing. You won’t be tired for hours.

Wakefulness promoters

Originally published on LimitlessMindset.com. I’m not a doctor, medical professional, or trained therapist. I’m a researcher and pragmatic biohacking practitioner exercising free speech to share evidence as I find it. I make no claims. Please practice skepticism and rational critical thinking. You should consult a professional about any serious decisions that you might make about your health. Affiliate links in this article support Limitless Mindset — spend over $100 and you’ll be eligible to join the Limitless Mindset Secret Society.



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Jonathan Roseland

Jonathan Roseland


Adventuring philosopher, Pompous pontificator, Writer, K-Selected Biohacker, Tantric husband, Raconteur & Smart Drug Dealer 🇺🇸