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    Basically.. I've had this problem for a few months now, and I tried sorting out now but never did and kinda pissing me off now.

    I tend to go sleep at varying times, but from say 9am to 4pm? mostly around the 10am mark if I don't force it.

    and I'll go sleep for no longer than 6 hours, usually 4-5 and then just wake up and not be able to fall asleep again til the next day.

    I've tried keeping myself awake to no real avail, like the "go without sleep for a day" option, so it'll 'reset' which kinda worked in the past but doesn't really happen these days

    I can't force my body to be awake at all.. like I've fallen asleep in many places... at the gym (just literally on a bench/machine), in town (yes people thought I was a homeless bum), etc ...

    BTW - I'm not allowed caffeine/other stimulants

    May try sleeping aids, but it's not that I can't sleep..just the hours, and it soon goes back to the nocturnalness

    Oh and if you're wondering, what do I do at night? nothing much really... TV Shows, Documentaries, etc ..
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    oh to add.. neither does the "go to bed/sleep early option" work either
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    You have to slowly bring it back, go to bed 30 mins earlier, then 30 mins earlier the next day. Until you get back to a normalish time.
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    get a life? set an alarm clock? stop being a ******?
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    Try this for a week. Do that same wake up in the morning via alarm clock - something like 7am - stay awake whole day - do whatever it takes to do so.

    No TV/Laptop/Computers after 10:00pm.

    Start going to bed at around 11pm. Without distractions such as TV/music it should help you get to sleep.

    I have been in your situation countless time - and I can only blame things like Tv/films/computers or having too much food near sleep time. Mainly TV/computers though, they kill tiredness like nothing else.
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    (Original post by Rucklo)
    You have to slowly bring it back, go to bed 30 mins earlier, then 30 mins earlier the next day. Until you get back to a normalish time.
    perhaps..but you realise I woke up at 6pm today? makes no real difference if i got up at 5pm
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    (Original post by Adonis)
    perhaps..but you realise I woke up at 6pm today? makes no real difference if i got up at 5pm
    Maybe set an alarm for 8 hours from when your going to sleep?

    Or is it hard to get up?
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    (Original post by ma2k5)
    Try this for a week. Do that same wake up in the morning via alarm clock - something like 7am - stay awake whole day - do whatever it takes to do so.

    No TV/Laptop/Computers after 10:00pm.

    Start going to bed at around 11pm. Without distractions such as TV/music it should help you get to sleep.

    I have been in your situation countless time - and I can only blame things like Tv/films/computers or having too much food near sleep time. Mainly TV/computers though, they kill tiredness like nothing else.
    doesn't work, least not in long-term
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    (Original post by Rucklo)
    Maybe set an alarm for 8 hours from when your going to sleep?

    Or is it hard to get up?
    lol, the alarm in that case would be pointless considering i never go to sleep for more than 6 hours straight, regardless of when it is i went to sleep
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    Yay you're back.
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    Lay off the roids
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    Force yourself to sleep at nighttime?
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    Fix your wake up and vary your bedtime depending on how tired you are.

    Set a wake up time 2 hours earlier than your usual. Go to sleep whenever you're tired. As soon as the alarm goes off, sit up in bed and take some deep breaths. Go about your day as normal. When you feel quite tired, go to bed and set the time to 2 hours earlier... Repeat.

    This worked for me. Within four days I was waking up at 8am (usually was 12-2) and most importantly, was alert!
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    (Original post by Get Cape.Wear Cape.Fly.)
    Force yourself to sleep at nighttime?
    suggestions welcome.

    I don't go sleep easy, even if i'm in a room alone with no pc/tv/phone

    esp if i'm not tired at all
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    (Original post by Sports Racer)
    Fix your wake up and vary your bedtime depending on how tired you are.

    Set a wake up time 2 hours earlier than your usual. Go to sleep whenever you're tired. As soon as the alarm goes off, sit up in bed and take some deep breaths. Go about your day as normal. When you feel quite tired, go to bed and set the time to 2 hours earlier... Repeat.

    This worked for me. Within four days I was waking up at 8am (usually was 12-2) and most importantly, was alert!
    yes, but your situation is slightly different to mine

    cos you get up around 12-2..so for you, you are only 2-4 hours behind ur normal routine

    cos me to get up at 8am .. that's the time I go sleep, so as stated before

    so I usually "get up" at 8-10pm, sometimes later, like today i got up at 1am and fell asleep at 11-12 and woke up at 5pm
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    It's more affective to allow yourself more sleep, that is, sleep the whole day, then stay in bed all night (try to sleep). Then get up in the morning. Whether you slept the night or not. Then go from there.

    Rather than taking the sleep away, ie not sleeping during the day.

    I'm sure that made no sense at all I suck at explaining things. Basically, it's pushing the body forwards in it's sleep pattern, which is more naturally easy, by allowing more sleep. You're adding the nights worth of sleep/rest/nothingness onto your usual day time sleep.

    A little like the jet lag effect.
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    go see a doctor cos they will refer you to a sleeping specialist because i think this sort of thing can be sorted out quite easily when you know how good luck.
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    (Original post by aliluvschoc)
    It's more affective to allow yourself more sleep, that is, sleep the whole day, then stay in bed all night (try to sleep). Then get up in the morning. Whether you slept the night or not. Then go from there.

    Rather than taking the sleep away, ie not sleeping during the day.

    I'm sure that made no sense at all I suck at explaining things. Basically, it's pushing the body forwards in it's sleep pattern, which is more naturally easy, by allowing more sleep. You're adding the nights worth of sleep/rest/nothingness onto your usual day time sleep.

    A little like the jet lag effect.
    tried...didn't work lol

    went back to nocturnal
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    (Original post by Adonis)
    tried...didn't work lol

    went back to nocturnal
    :facepalm:

    Bah then I have no clue. Short of using a sledgehammer to make sure you do sleep.
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    Well, I had this kind of problem before, and for me, what I did was just stay away from my computer/games/laptop/tv/anything else and just lie down in bed with the lights off. Don't be tempted to do anything and just lie down and try to stay awake just once the whole day the day before. It should easily work and in a few weeks, you'll be sorted.
 
 
 
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