DENVER — Over the years, insomniacs have been offered pills, plants, “mindfulness” and even special lamps to help them get off to sleep. But it now turns out that a far simpler solution has always been at hand, and one that is, literally, all around: the great outdoors, the Telegraph reported.
New research suggests that rather than lying in bed miserably counting imaginary sheep, insomniacs should get out among some real ones and try camping.
In the new study, they sent a group of nine people out camping with no flashlights or mobile phones for a single weekend, and found that the light exposure was enough to bring their internal clocks forward, the Telegraph noted.
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