Audio for sleep

A collection of resources that use soundscapes or sleep stories to help you get to sleep

#1

Calm

Calm

A mindfulness and meditation app offering guided meditations, breathing programmes and 'Sleep Stories' to help de-stress and clear the mind. 

Benefits:

  • Free trial available
  • Good for beginners who don't know where to start 
  • Daily reminders to keep you on track

#2

YouTube - Sleep Meditation with Jason Stephenson

YouTube – Sleep Meditation with Jason Stephenson

YouTube can be a great resource for music and meditations to help you get to sleep - this particular channel is popular for its guided meditations. 

Benefits:

  • Free
  • Good for beginners
  • Videos range from 10 to 120 minutes
  • You can focus your thoughts on something while you fall asleep

#3

Pzizz

Pzizz

An app that plays selected sounds with soothing voiceover to help you get to sleep, stay asleep and wake up feeling refreshed. 

Benefits:

  • Free version available
  • Easy to use, with just two basic functions ('Nap' and 'Sleep') for minimal distraction
  • Works offline 

#4

Spotify – Sleep

Spotify – Sleep

A popular music-streaming service and useful resource for a range of audio tracks to help you get to sleep

Benefits:

  • Free (with ads)
  • 30-day premium trial
  • Vast library of content
  • Available on your browser or as an app