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Bedtime stories to help you go to sleep. Join Joanne D'Amico from the YT channel "relax for a while" as she reads you a bedtime story with a gentle spoken voice that is restful to the ear and sends you to sleep. If you suffer from insomnia, anxiety or just need help winding down at bedtime, Drift Off Bedtime Stories will help you relax and get a restful night's sleep! Sweet dreamzzz...
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Having trouble falling asleep? Try listening to a soothing bedtime story to help you drift off! Tonight's episode is a Scandinavian fairytale by Miss F. E. Hynam called Little Blue Flower. This lovely tale will take you from the Bohemian Forest all the way to Norway. Will Wulf find a new castle to live in? I sure hope so! Maybe he'll also find the love of his life too!This story has restful sleep music (528 Hz) playing in the background to help you fall deeper into a sound sleep.  The soft music will continue for several minutes after the story ends and then it too will gently fade away.  But for those of you who prefer a more quiet storytelling experience, here is the no music version link .  So let's get sleepy together! Settle in under the covers and snuggle up tight...I wish you the sweetest dreamzzz my friend and a peaceful good night!P.S Earbuds recommended for best audio experience :) Enjoy!NO MUSIC version of this bedtime story available to listen on YouTubehttps://youtu.be/H1trxxw6Jag
ANNOUNCEMENT: I know it's been a few weeks since our last episode! Our sincere apologies! We needed a little break here at Drift Off as some of us are burning the candle at both ends. Sometimes a little self care and time is all that's needed to get back in the swing of things. We promise  to try our best to get new episodes up every couple of weeks. Thank you for being here! Your support means so much :) Can't sleep? Try listening to a soothing bedtime story to help you drift off! Tonight's episode is a fairytale by Isabel Bellerby called Princess Crystal & The Hidden Treasure. This charming story will take us on a silly quest with Prince Sunshine to win the hand of the princess. Will he secure the hidden treasure? I hope so! But let's listen and find out :)  This story has soft background music playing that is restful to the ear to help deepen your relaxation.  The soft music will continue for a few extra moments after the story ends and then it too will gently fade away.  But for those of you who prefer a more quiet storytelling experience, here is the no music version link .  So let's get sleepy together! Settle in under the covers and snuggle up tight...I wish you the sweetest dreamzzz my friend and a peaceful good night!P.S Earbuds recommended for best audio experience :) Enjoy!NO MUSIC version of this bedtime story available to listen on YouTube https://youtu.be/eLo4EYCDIK0Did you know that your host Joanne also has a YouTube channel with over 150,000 subscribers where she helps thousands of people fall asleep each and every night with her bedtime stories, sleep meditations and ASMR relaxation? Feel free to pop over to visit Joanne on YouTube and be sure to say hello :)   www.youtube.com/relaxforawhilePlease consider leaving a rating or a review on Apple Podcasts as this can  really help us grow our audience. It also helps us know how we're doing :)You can support us with a donation that will help us continue to spread sleepy vibes around the globe at no cost. You can make a donation by clicking the link in this description.  Thank you so much!If you like the podcast and find the bedtime stories helpful, please subscribe on your favorite podcast app and share with family and friends or whoever you know that may benefit.To learn more about the Drift Off Bedtime Stories Podcast, you are welcome to come visit us on our website :) Hope to see you soon! www.bedtimestoriesforsleep.com
Having trouble falling asleep? Try listening to a  relaxing bedtime story! Tonight's episode is a lovely tale by Richard Leander called The Invisible Kingdom. This charming story reminds us that things aren't always as they seem.   Instead of background music, this story has soothing rain sounds and the occasional sound of thunder softly in the background to help enhance the feeling of cozy storytelling relaxation as you listen. The rain sounds continue for a few extra moments after the story ends and then they gently fade away.  So let's get sleepy together! Settle in under the covers and snuggle up tight...I wish you the sweetest dreamzzz my friend and a peaceful good night!Music version of this bedtime story available to listen on YouTube  https://youtu.be/HkuVlpl9ItkDid you know that your host Joanne also has a YouTube channel with over 145,000 subscribers where she helps thousands of people fall asleep each and every night with her bedtime stories, sleep meditations and ASMR relaxation? Feel free to pop over to visit Joanne on YouTube and be sure to say hello :)   www.youtube.com/relaxforawhilePlease consider leaving a rating or a review on Apple Podcasts as this can  really help us grow our audience. It also helps us know how we're doing :)You can support us with a donation that will help us continue to spread sleepy vibes around the globe at no cost. You can make a donation by clicking the link in this description.  Thank you so much!If you like the podcast and find the bedtime stories helpful, please subscribe on your favorite podcast app and share with family and friends or whoever you know that may benefit.To learn more about the Drift Off Bedtime Stories Podcast, you are welcome to come visit us on our website :) Hope to see you soon! www.bedtimestoriesforsleep.com
Welcome to your sleepy bedtime story! Tonight's episode is a lovely Native American Folktale called "The Celestial Sisters" (aka White Hawk).  I tell the story 2x and the second time is a bit slower and a bit softer to help you get sleepy. Also, instead of background music, this story has soothing crackling fire sounds in the background to help enhance the feeling of cozy storytelling relaxation as you listen. The sounds continue after the story ends for a few extra seconds and then they gently fade away.  So settle in under the covers and snuggle up tight...sweet dreamzzz and good night!Did you know that your host Joanne also has a YouTube channel with over 145,000 subscribers where she helps thousands of people fall asleep each and every night with her bedtime stories, sleep meditations and ASMR relaxation? Feel free to pop over to visit Joanne on YouTube and be sure to say hello :)   www.youtube.com/relaxforawhilePlease consider leaving a rating or a review on Apple Podcasts as this can  really help us grow our audience. It also helps us know how we're doing :)You can support us with a donation that will help us continue to spread sleepy vibes around the globe at no cost. You can make a donation by clicking the link in this description.  Thank you so much!If you like the podcast and find the bedtime stories helpful, please subscribe on your favorite podcast app and share with family and friends or whoever you know that may benefit.To learn more about the Drift Off Bedtime Stories Podcast, you are welcome to come visit us on our website :) Hope to see you soon! www.bedtimestoriesforsleep.com
Tonight’s bedtime story is a gentle reading of a beautiful Native American Legend called The Hidden One which is included in the “Gifts of Story” series of storytelling by Aaron Shepard. This lovely legend is a Native American version of Cinderella.  Instead of background music, this story has soothing crackling fire sounds in the background to help enhance the feeling of cozy storytelling relaxation as you listen. The sounds continue after the story ends for a few extra seconds and then they gently fade away as you drift off 🙏🏻  So settle in under the covers and snuggle up tight...sweet dreamzzz and good night!Story Attribution:I am so grateful to Aaron Shepard and his beautiful adaptation of this Canadian Native American Tale which has been made available in his Gifts of Story Series  http://www.aaronshep.com/storytellingDid you know that your host Joanne also has a YouTube channel with over 145,000 subscribers where she helps thousands of people fall asleep each and every night with her bedtime stories, sleep meditations and ASMR relaxation? Feel free to pop over to visit Joanne on YouTube and be sure to say hello :)   www.youtube.com/relaxforawhilePlease consider leaving a rating or a review on Apple Podcasts as this can  really help us grow our audience. It also helps us know how we're doing :)You can support us with a donation that will help us continue to spread sleepy vibes around the globe at no cost. You can make a donation by clicking the link in this description.  Thank you so much!If you like the podcast and find the bedtime stories helpful, please subscribe on your favorite podcast app and share with family and friends or whoever you know that may benefit.To learn more about the Drift Off Bedtime Stories Podcast, you are welcome to come visit us on our website :) Hope to see you soon! www.bedtimestoriesforsleep.com
The Silent Princess

The Silent Princess

2021-04-0638:501

Welcome to tonight's bedtime story! The lovely Turkish tale of The Silent Princess collected by Andrew Lang in his Olive Fairy book.  A story of a Pasha's young son who is cursed by an old woman. The curse takes hold years later when the son grows into a handsome young man and becomes obsessed with trying to make the silent princess speak so she can become his bride. Will he and his clever nightingale outsmart the beautiful Princess to trick her into speaking? Well let's find out! Settle in comfortably and snuggle up tight and then let's get sleepy together. Sweet dreams my friend and good night!P.S. There are a few very unique names in this story and I do apologize if I have mispronounced them!! I tried to do some research on pronunciations but could not find these names anywhere. So keeping my fingers crossed! Do you prefer to listen to this bedtime story without any background music? You can listen to the version without music on YouTube Did you know that your host Joanne also has a YouTube channel with over 145,000 subscribers where she helps thousands of people fall asleep each and every night with her bedtime stories, sleep meditations and ASMR relaxation? Feel free to pop over to visit Joanne on YouTube and be sure to say hello :)   www.youtube.com/relaxforawhilePlease consider leaving a rating or a review on Apple Podcasts as this can  really help us grow our audience.You can support us with a donation that will help us continue to spread sleepy vibes around the globe at no cost. You can make a donation by clicking the link in this description.  Thank you so much!If you like the podcast and find the bedtime stories helpful, please subscribe on your favorite podcast app and share with family and friends or whoever you know that may benefit.To learn more about the Drift Off Bedtime Stories Podcast, you are welcome to come visit us on our website :) Hope to see you soon! www.bedtimestoriesforsleep.com
Tonight’s bedtime story is a gentle reading of a beautiful Vietnamese tale called The Crystal Heart which is included in the “Gifts of Story” series of storytelling by Aaron Shepard. This lovely legend is about a mandarin’s daughter who discovers that appearances can deceive but the heart speaks true. Instead of background music, this story has soothing background rain sounds to help enhance the feeling of relaxation and peace as you listen. All you have to do is settle in under the covers and snuggle up tight...and then let’s get sleepy together...sweet dreams and good night...Story Attribution:I am so grateful to Aaron Shepard and his beautiful adaptation of this Vietnamese Tale which has been made available in his Gifts of Story Series  http://www.aaronshep.com/storytelling Please consider leaving a rating or a review on Apple Podcasts as this can  really help us grow our audience. It also helps us know how we're doing :)You can support us with a donation that will help us continue to spread sleepy vibes around the globe at no cost. You can make a donation by clicking the link in this description.  Thank you so much!If you like the podcast and find the bedtime stories helpful, please subscribe on your favorite podcast app and share with family and friends or whoever you know that may benefit.To learn more about the Drift Off Bedtime Stories Podcast, you are welcome to come visit us on our website :) Hope to see you soon! www.bedtimestoriesforsleep.com
Snow White & Rose Red

Snow White & Rose Red

2021-03-2320:37

Having trouble sleeping? Here is a gentle reading of a sleepy bedtime story that offers your mind a restful detour to the land of sleep.  Tonight's story is a tale by the Brothers Grimm called Snow White and Rose Red. The Snow White in the title of this story is not the famous Snow White who meets the 7 dwarfs. This Snow White has a sister called Rose Red whom she loves very much and they live together with their loving mother in a cottage in the forest. The 2 sisters encounter a talking bear and an angry dwarf. Their kindness brings them many blessing and reminds us of the basic understanding that "as you sow, you shall reap".  Let's get cozy and comfy and sleepy together. Sweet dreamzzz....Please consider leaving a rating or a review on Apple Podcasts as this can  really help us grow our audience. It also helps us know how we're doing :)You can support us with a donation that will help us continue to spread sleepy vibes around the globe at no cost. You can make a donation by clicking the link in this description.  Thank you so much!If you like the podcast and find the bedtime stories helpful, please subscribe on your favorite podcast app and share with family and friends or whoever you know that may benefit.To learn more about the Drift Off Bedtime Stories Podcast, you are welcome to come visit us on our website :) Hope to see you soon! www.bedtimestoriesforsleep.com
The Elf Maiden

The Elf Maiden

2021-03-1625:39

Can't sleep? Here is a calming bedtime story to help you drift off to the land of sleep peacefully.  Please note that this tale is a "modified" version of the original story called The Elf Maiden by Andrew Lang, a story of a love triangle, friendship and of betrayal. I personally found the original version had a plot that simply fizzled out and so I hope you enjoy this modified version. So close your eyes and snuggle up tight...and sweet dreamzzz...Before you get sleepy, please consider leaving a rating or a review on Apple Podcasts as this lets us know how we are doing and it also help us grow our audience. You can support us with a donation that will help us continue to spread sleepy vibes around the globe at no cost. You can make a donation by clicking the link in this description.  Thank you so much!If you like the podcast and find the bedtime stories helpful, please subscribe on your favorite podcast app and share with family and friends or whoever you know that may benefit.You can also find us on Instagram and Facebook. So please reach out to say hello, leave feedback or to make a request. To learn more about the Drift Off Bedtime Stories Podcast, you are welcome to come visit us on our website :) Hope to see you soon! www.bedtimestoriesforsleep.com
Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

2021-03-0951:52

Welcome to tonight's bedtime story! The enchanting tale of the Beauty and the Beast collected by Andrew Lang in his Blue Fairy Book. A story of a beautiful maiden called Beauty who comes to love and value the kindness and inward qualities of Beast. She falls deeply in love with Beast despite his outward appearances and her true love rescues him from his beastly entrapment. So settle in comfortably and snuggle up tight. Let's get sleepy together. Sweet dreams and good night!Do you prefer to listen to this bedtime story without any background music? You can listen to the version without music on my YouTube channel.Please consider leaving a rating or a review on Apple Podcasts as this can  really help us grow our audience.You can support us with a donation that will help us continue to spread sleepy vibes around the globe at no cost. You can make a donation by clicking the link in this description.  Thank you so much!If you like the podcast and find the bedtime stories helpful, please subscribe on your favorite podcast app and share with family and friends or whoever you know that may benefit.To learn more about the Drift Off Bedtime Stories Podcast, you are welcome to come visit us on our website :) Hope to see you soon! www.bedtimestoriesforsleep.com
The Sea Fairies

The Sea Fairies

2021-03-0254:21

Having trouble falling asleep?  Be lulled to deep sleep as you listen to this enchanted bedtime story by L. Frank Baum called "The Sea Fairies". This is a modified excerpt of a lovely whimsical story where we will join Trot and her friend Cap’n Bill as they explore the magical world of mermaids.  But before we begin our journey, be sure to subscribe to our podcast. You can also help spread sleepy vibes by leaving a review or a rating on Apple podcast which helps us grow. Your support is greatly appreciated! Thank you!And so, it’s time to tuck away those thoughts in your head...and to get comfy all and cozy in your bed...let go of the day as it comes to an end...embrace the quiet and the stillness...sweet dreams my friend.Note: The background wave sounds are only for the first 4 minutes into the story :)No music version available to listen on YouTube channelPlease consider leaving a rating or a review on Apple Podcasts as this can  really help us grow our audience.You can support us with a donation that will help us continue to spread sleepy vibes around the globe at no cost. You can make a donation by clicking the link in this description.  Thank you so much!If you like the podcast and find the bedtime stories helpful, please subscribe on your favorite podcast app and share with family and friends or whoever you know that may benefit.To learn more about the Drift Off Bedtime Stories Podcast, you are welcome to come visit us on our website :) Hope to see you soon! www.bedtimestoriesforsleep.com
The Story of the Yara

The Story of the Yara

2021-02-2327:08

Can't sleep? Let's get sleepy together with a calming bedtime story that will help quiet and soothe your mind. Tonight’s episode is originally a Brazilian tale that I believe was later collected by Andrew Lang called The Story of the Yara.  This enticing romantic tale is of a young lover called Alonzo who struggles to heed to the warnings of his dear love Julia who begs him to stay away from the forest where she believes he's encountered the Yara, The Yara is a Brazilian water spirit who lures young men with her singing. Will love conquer all? You'll have to listen to the whole story to find out :) Please note that there are a couple of modified sentences at the end of the story to help tie up loose ends :) I hope you enjoy this tale! I found it quite intriguing when I first discovered it and I hope you like it too! So get comfy and snuggle up tight and sweet dreamzzz...No music version available on YouTube channelCONTENT WARNING: A weapon & firing of a pistol. Parents please listen to the whole story first before deciding whether this story is appropriate for your young listener. Please consider leaving a rating or a review on Apple Podcasts as this can  really help us grow our audience.You can support us with a donation that will help us continue to spread sleepy vibes around the globe at no cost. You can make a donation by clicking the link in this description.  Thank you so much!If you like the podcast and find the bedtime stories helpful, please subscribe on your favorite podcast app and share with family and friends or whoever you know that may benefit.To learn more about the Drift Off Bedtime Stories Podcast, you are welcome to come visit us on our website :) Hope to see you soon! www.bedtimestoriesforsleep.com
The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

2021-02-1601:10:12

Welcome to tonight's bedtime story for sleep! This long sleepy bedtime story is called The Snow Queen by Andrew Lang. A tale about the struggle between good and evil and a young girl name Gerda and her whimsical quest to save her friend Kai before he is trapped forever in the Snow Queen's palace. So let's get sleepy together by getting comfortable and cozy under the covers & sweet dreamzzz...No music version available on YouTube channelPlease consider leaving a rating or a review on Apple Podcasts as this can  really help us grow our audience.You can support us with a donation that will help us continue to spread sleepy vibes around the globe at no cost. You can make a donation by clicking the link in this description.  Thank you so much!If you like the podcast and find the bedtime stories helpful, please subscribe on your favorite podcast app and share with family and friends or whoever you know that may benefit.To learn more about the Drift Off Bedtime Stories Podcast, you are welcome to come visit us on our website :) Hope to see you soon! www.bedtimestoriesforsleep.comFind us on Facebook & Instagram
Thumbelina

Thumbelina

2021-02-0931:41

Be lulled to sleep with the soothing sleep story of "Thumbelina" by Hans Christian Anderson. A tale of a tiny tiny girl and her exciting journey through nature. This was one of my most favorite stories growing up and I hope you enjoy it! So settle in comfy and cozy and sweet dreamzzz...A no music version is available to listen on my YouTube channelPlease consider leaving a rating or a review on Apple Podcasts as this can  really help us grow our audience.You can support us with a donation that will help us continue to spread sleepy vibes around the globe at no cost. You can make a donation by clicking the link in this description.  Thank you so much!If you like the podcast and find the bedtime stories helpful, please subscribe on your favorite podcast app and share with family and friends or whoever you know that may benefit.To learn more about the Drift Off Bedtime Stories Podcast, you are welcome to come visit us on our website :) Hope to see you soon! www.bedtimestoriesforsleep.com
A calming bedtime story for sleep tonight called  "The Mermaid and the Boy" by Andrew Lang. This lovely tale is about a King and a Queen who send their son out into the world and a mermaid who comes to collect the Prince on a promise made by the King years before. So lie back, relax and enjoy! Sweet dreamzzz...No music version available on YouTube channelPlease consider leaving a rating or a review on Apple Podcasts as this can  really help us grow our audience.You can support us with a donation that will help us continue to spread sleepy vibes around the globe at no cost. You can make a donation by clicking the link in this description.  Thank you so much!If you like the podcast and find the bedtime stories helpful, please subscribe on your favorite podcast app and share with family and friends or whoever you know that may benefit.To learn more about the Drift Off Bedtime Stories Podcast, you are welcome to come visit us on our website :) Hope to see you soon! www.bedtimestoriesforsleep.com
Welcome to tonight's long bedtime story for sleep. A lovely Norwegian tale about a white bear and a resilient heroine and her quest to rescue her prince.  Snuggle under the covers and then let this calming story help quiet your mind so you can enjoy a deep restful sleep! Sweet dreamzzz...No music version available to listen on YouTube channelPlease consider leaving a rating or a review on Apple Podcasts as this can  really help us grow our audience.You can support us with a donation that will help us continue to spread sleepy vibes around the globe at no cost. You can make a donation by clicking the link in this description.  Thank you so much!If you like the podcast and find the bedtime stories helpful, please subscribe on your favorite podcast app and share with family and friends or whoever you know that may benefit. To learn more about the Drift Off Bedtime Stories Podcast, you are welcome to come visit us on our website :) Hope to see you soon! www.bedtimestoriesforsleep.com
The City Under The Sea

The City Under The Sea

2021-01-2950:58

Welcome to our first official episode!  A sleepy bedtime story by Henry Beston of a lost treasure under the sea. Soothe your mind with this calming story. Allow Joanne's melodious voice carry you on this journey to a peaceful slumber. Lights out and sweet dreamzzz!No music version available to listen on my YouTube channelIf you like the podcast and find the stories helpful, please share with family and friends.  Please consider leaving a rating or a review on iTunes as this can really help us grow!Please consider leaving a rating or a review on Apple Podcasts as this can  really help us grow our audience.You can support us with a donation that will help us continue to spread sleepy vibes around the globe at no cost. You can make a donation by clicking the link in this description.  Thank you so much!If you like the podcast and find the bedtime stories helpful, please subscribe on your favorite podcast app and share with family and friends or whoever you know that may benefit.To learn more about the Drift Off Bedtime Stories Podcast, you are welcome to come visit us on our website :) Hope to see you soon! www.bedtimestoriesforsleep.com
Drift Off Trailer

Drift Off Trailer

2021-01-2650:58

Drift Off Bedtime Stories for SleepCan't sleep? Join Joanne D'Amico from the YT channel "relax for a while" as she  reads you a bedtime story with a gentle spoken voice that is restful to the ear to help you relax and drift off to sleep. The bedtime stories featured on each episode are for all ages and child friendly. If you suffer from insomnia, anxiety or just need help winding down at bedtime, the Drift Off Bedtime Stories podcast is just for you! So lights out! Get comfy and cozy under the covers and sweet dreamzzz...LEAVE A REVIEWPlease consider leaving a rating or a review on Apple Podcasts as this can  really help us grow our audience.SUPPORT THE SHOWYou can support us with a donation that will help us continue to spread sleepy vibes around the globe at no cost. You can make a donation by clicking the link in this description.  Thank you so much!SUBSCRIBEIf you like the podcast and find the bedtime stories helpful, please subscribe on your favorite podcast app and share with family and friends or whoever you know that may benefit.LEARN MORETo learn more about the Drift Off Bedtime Stories Podcast, you are welcome to come visit us on our website :) Hope to see you soon! www.bedtimestoriesforsleep.com
Comments (3)

Kalan Richards

i love these so much i wish there was a new one every night i listen to them everynight!

Jun 13th
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Alyssa Geer

I love this podcast!! I've been listening to fall asleep at night, which is usually very difficult for me. I mean this in the most positive way, I haven't heard more than the first ten minutes of any of these stories. Thank you for this!

Apr 5th
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