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Do you have trouble drifting off to sleep? My mission is simple. To help you relax, put the stressful day behind you and drift off to sleep. In every episode, I will read an old story in the public domain. So lie down, settle into your pillow, close your eyes, and let me read you a story to help you sleep.
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Just Sleep - Bedtime Stories for Adults Taesha Glasgow

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.3 • 259 Ratings

Do you have trouble drifting off to sleep? My mission is simple. To help you relax, put the stressful day behind you and drift off to sleep. In every episode, I will read an old story in the public domain. So lie down, settle into your pillow, close your eyes, and let me read you a story to help you sleep.
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    Momotaro or The Story of the Son of a Peach. A Fairy Tale Sleep Story

    Momotaro or The Story of the Son of a Peach. A Fairy Tale Sleep Story

    Tonight's bedtime story is Momotaro or The Story of the Son of a Peach. A Japanese fairy tale compiled by Yei Theodora Ozaki. In this story, an old couple finds a giant peach, and inside it, a little boy. Some years later, their son decides to fight demons on an island and meets some friends along the way to help him with his mission.
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    Sweet Dreams...

    Intro Music by the Psychedelic Squirrel


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    • 27 min
    Far from the Madding Crowd: A Girl on Horseback by Thomas Hardy

    Far from the Madding Crowd: A Girl on Horseback by Thomas Hardy

    Fall asleep tonight to the continuation of Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy. Published in 1874, this was Hardy's first literary success. In this episode, Farmer Oak talks to Bathsheba Everdene and soon falls in love with her. His marriage proposal, however, might not be well received.

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    A collection of short fairy tales including Rapunzel and the Frog Prince
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    Sweet Dreams...

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    • 40 min
    Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens

    Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens

    Tonight's sleep story is Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens. Published in 1839, this long novel chronicles the life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby and his family. In this episode, Dickens introduces the main characters of the story and gives some insight into the business dealings of Ralph Nickleby.
    Interested in more sleepy content? Subscribe to Just Sleep Premium. The premium podcast for listeners that want more sleepy content or just want to support the show. As a Just Sleep Premium member you will receive:
    Ad-free and Intro-free episodes
    The entire audiobook of the Wizard of Oz
    A collection of short fairy tales including Rapunzel and the Frog Prince
    An additional 2 episodes every month
    The chance to vote on the next story that you hear
    The chance to win readings just for you
    The entire back catalogue of the podcast, ad and intro-free (coming soon!)
    All for $4.99 per month or $49 for a year. 
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    Thanks for your support!


    Sweet Dreams...

    Intro Music by the Psychedelic Squirrel

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    • 43 min
    The Island of the Nine Whirlpools by Edith Nesbit - A Fairy Tale Sleep Story

    The Island of the Nine Whirlpools by Edith Nesbit - A Fairy Tale Sleep Story

    Drift off to sleep with tonight's reading of The Island of the Nine Whirlpools by Edith Nesbit. This story is taken from the Book Of Dragons, a collection of dragon fairy tales published in 1900. In this episode, a Princess is stranded on an island surrounded by nine whirlpools by her father. Nice guy. She is waiting for a clever Prince to rescue her but a sailor turns up instead.
    Interested in more sleepy content? Subscribe to Just Sleep Premium. The premium podcast for listeners that want more sleepy content or just want to support the show. As a Just Sleep Premium member you will receive:
    Ad-free and Intro-free episodes
    The entire audiobook of the Wizard of Oz
    A collection of short fairy tales including Rapunzel and the Frog Prince
    An additional 2 episodes every month
    The chance to vote on the next story that you hear
    The chance to win readings just for you
    The entire back catalogue of the podcast, ad and intro-free (coming soon!)
    All for $4.99 per month or $49 for a year. 
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    Thanks for your support!


    Sweet Dreams...

    Intro Music by the Psychedelic Squirrel




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    • 32 min
    Dalyrimple Goes Wrong by F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Dalyrimple Goes Wrong by F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Tonight's sleep story is Dalyrimple Goes Wrong by F. Scott Fitzgerald. It was published in 1920 in Fitzgerald's collection of short stories, Flappers and Philosophers. Young Bryan Dalyrimple struggles to pay his bills after returning from the war. He is promised progression at work that does not materialize. What is he prepared to do to get what he wants?

    Interested in more sleepy content? Subscribe to Just Sleep Premium. The premium podcast for listeners that want more sleepy content or just want to support the show. As a Just Sleep Premium member you will receive:
    Ad-free and Intro-free episodes
    The entire audiobook of the Wizard of Oz
    A collection of short fairy tales including Rapunzel and the Frog Prince
    An additional 2 episodes every month
    The chance to vote on the next story that you hear
    The chance to win readings just for you
    The entire back catalogue of the podcast, ad and intro-free (coming soon!)
    All for $4.99 per month or $49 for a year. The special offer of $39 for the yearly subscription ends today the 31st July.
    Join Just Sleep Premium here: https://justsleeppodcast.com/support
    Thanks for your support!


    Sweet Dreams...

    Intro Music by the Psychedelic Squirrel

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    • 43 min
    The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald

    The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald

    Feeling stressed? Relax tonight with the opening chapters of the Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald. Published in 1872, it is a fantasy novel that inspired authors like Tolkein and G.K Chesterton. In this episode, Princess Irene meets her very old grandmother who lives alone in a room. Spinning. Very strange.
    Interested in more sleepy content? Subscribe to Just Sleep Premium. The premium podcast for listeners that want more sleepy content or just want to support the show. As a Just Sleep Premium member you will receive:
    Ad-free and Intro-free episodes
    The entire audiobook of the Wizard of Oz
    A collection of short fairy tales including Rapunzel and the Frog Prince
    An additional 2 episodes every month
    The chance to vote on the next story that you hear
    The chance to win readings just for you
    The entire back catalogue of the podcast, ad and intro-free (coming soon!)
    All for $4.99 per month or $49 for a year. Because it is my birthday month, the yearly subscription is only $39 until the end of July.
    Join Just Sleep Premium here: https://justsleeppodcast.com/support
    Thanks for your support!


    Sweet Dreams...

    Intro Music by the Psychedelic Squirrel

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    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
259 Ratings

259 Ratings

HappilySnoozin ,

Exactly what I need

Thank you! This podcast is so helpful. I appreciate the simplicity of your approach and your clarity of purpose. Mission accomplished! You help me sleep. (And I like the stories, too!)

Groovy Bevy ,

Goodnight

Her calming voice gently lulls me to sleep.

Cool Gane!! ,

Perfect for me!

I love these classics and the delivery is the perfect combination of understandable and not overly emotional. I am very comforted by Ms Glasgow’s voice.

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