- The secret US army method is guaranteed to help you go to sleep in 120 seconds
-It was reportedly first developed by army chiefs worried about pilot mistakes
-After six weeks of practice, the secret technique has a 96 per cent success rate
Many of us toss and turn at night as we struggle in vain to try and get some sleep, but it seems as if there might finally be a solution that could have you nodding off in as little as two minutes.
A book titled 'Relax and Win: Championship Performance' features a secret US military method that can help anyone get to sleep in just 120 seconds.
The title was originally published in 1981, but the method has recently resurfaced online
It's used by soldiers to ensure that they are able to get some rest - even when on a battlefield - and is said to have a 96 per cent success rate after six weeks of practice.
The technique was reportedly developed after army bosses tried to eliminate mistakes made by pilots because of tiredness.
The technique involves a combination of relaxing your muscles, breathing techniques and visualisations.
Insomnia is a huge global problem, affecting around a third of men and women in their 30s and 40s and nearly half of women over 65.