When you’re struggling to get a good night’s sleep, you’ll try just about anything to fall asleep.
From meditation to sleep sprays to the US Army’s military sleep technique, most of us have tried everything under the sun in our search to get some decent shut eye.
After all, the internet is chock full of sleep hacks and techniques.
This time around, the formerly sleep-deprived are singing the praises of a new trending sleep hack.
And it’s not an expensive supplement or lavender oil.
Nope, it’s podcasts.
Those struggling to get a good night’s sleep are turning to “slow lit” to help them fall asleep.
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“Slow lit” are podcasts designed to put you to sleep.
They’re essentially very boring bedtime stories.
The most famous slow lit podcast? Drew Ackerman’s Sleep With Me.
Ackerman’s podcast is described as “bedtime stories to help grown ups fall asleep in the deep, dark night”.
The podcast dedicates its episodes to recaps and analysis of shows and films like Pirates of the Caribbean and The Good Place.
But while the content may sound interesting, we promise you – it’s really not.
Throughout the episodes, host Ackerman speaks in an awfully boring monotone voice while constantly going off on tangents.