A contributor to Reader’s Digest recently reviewed five sleep apps for the magazine. 

I have been suffering from insomnia literally since I was born. To this day, there are some nights when even Lunesta, an over-the-counter sleeping pill, doesn’t even work. I’ve tried all sorts of natural remedies, medications, and unplugging strategies, but nothing has helped. What I do know is that meditation has helped me in many other areas of my life, so I thought, why not here? We’re living in a time where meditation and technology are (somewhat ironically) linked, and there are apps that combine a number of soothing sounds, guided meditations, breathing techniques, and even bedtime stories to help us shut off our busy brains and cross that elusive line between thinking and dreaming.

Read the whole story at www.rd.com