Think of the color purple.
Make it appear in your mind’s eye. Other colors may appear at first, but aim for the purple. Relax into the waves of purple.
· Roll your closed eyes upwards three times, at any pace you like. (This happens naturally when you are falling asleep and evidently triggers some sleep chemical in our body).
· … and repeat stages 4 to 8 until you are asleep (or until it’s time to get up – no, seriously – if you’ve a mild sleep disorder or fleeting insomnia, then you might not even reach stage 8 first time around).