Learn to sleep comfortably on my back

This might seem like an odd goal to have on an ambitious 101-in-1001 list, but for me, it’s quite important. It’s a revived task from the previous list, one I actually accomplished but have since forgotten. I tend to sleep in something similar to a recovery position, which is quite good for most people, but since I have problem with my back now and then, sleeping on my back is a lot more comfortable. The problem is that I can’t sleep if I lie on my back. Or at least I couldn’t a couple of months ago.

The trick is to try things like this when you’re really tired and it doesn’t matter in which position you’re in, sleep will still come more or less immediately. Then, gradually, I started lying on my back more and more frequently, and after a month or so, I was able to fall asleep even when I wasn’t very tired. Now, I’ve reached a level where I can even take power naps on my back! That’s extraordinary progress and will probably mitigate my back problems somewhat. I consider this task accomplished!

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