Episodes
Get swept away to another time and place with this rainy bedtime story for grown-ups, "Cozy Bookshop by the Sea." This ASMR storytelling for sleep is narrated by a soothing female voice. Let tonight's sleepy tale carry you to a tranquil sea wharf in a New England village, where the Atlantic Bookshop beckons. Rain taps softly on the windows, lulling you into a dreamlike state as you explore the cozy bookshop. In the cozy parlor and the apartment above, literary luminaries and poets inspire...
Published 09/10/23
Relax before sleep with “Moon Over Niagara,” a romantic bedtime story for grown-ups that takes you to the heart of Niagara Falls, the Honeymoon Capital. Connect with the energy of love as you join your partner, real or imagined, on a moonlit rendezvous on the historic Rainbow Bridge and glide beneath the falls on a serene catamaran cruise. Wrapped in the warm embrace of a historic hotel, you'll fall asleep by a roaring hearth, surrounded by paintings whispering tales of love. Experience the...
Published 09/03/23
Indulge in "Stormy Night at Lookout Manor," a unique bedtime story for adults that transports you Lookout Manor, where the aura of the turn of the 20th century permeates the mountainside resort. Tonight's rainy story for sleep will help you unwind with opulence, pampering, and comfort. Explore the manicured lawns and hedge maze beneath the peachy pink sunset skies. An unexpected storm rolls in and you find refuge in the cozy library and regal corridors of the manor. As rain patters on the...
Published 08/27/23
Fall asleep tonight with Treehouse in the City, a cozy bedtime story for grown-ups set in a secret garden. Step behind the majestic wrought iron gates of an urban oasis in Manhattan at sunset. Encounter a waterfall fountain, lush flowers, and a pergola dripping in honeysuckle, and a charming treehouse tucked in this tranquil slice of the West Village. With a beloved cat, you settle in a porch swing atop the treehouse roof to take in the tranquil night and iconic Empire State Building. As the...
Published 08/20/23
'The Radiance of Rome,' is a cozy sleepy story that whisks you away to the captivating heart of Rome, Italy. Narrated by a female voice, let this calm bedtime story for grown-ups immerse you in the sights, smells, tastes, and sounds of the ancient city. The radiance of moonlit piazzas, historic landmarks aglow, and the sparkling Tiber River, soothe you before you return to a stone guesthouse, Casa Pietra, and fall asleep. Immerse yourself in this enchanting fusion of storytelling, calm music,...
Published 08/13/23
"Feel Better: For When Life Hurts" is a transformative guided sleep meditation that offers solace in times of emotional discomfort, grief, and pain.. In this immersive meditation, you'll visualize your pain as a delicate, luminous globe, observing its hues, energy, and size with compassionate detachment. As you tend to this metaphorical companion, you'll gradually make peace with it, freeing up valuable energy for your healing journey. The meditation then guides you to envision a serene dream...
Published 08/09/23
Embark on a dreamy voyage with "Cozy B&B in Gloucester," as you close your eyes and let the captivating tales of a quaint coastal town whisk you away. You arrive by train from Boston and explore the picturesque town on the Atlantic, lost in a realm of timeless charm. A nature path leads you to the Eastern Point Lighthouse at sunset where you enjoy a magical whale sighting. As the soothing whispers of the ocean embrace you, the stories of Gloucester's maritime heritage remind you of your...
Published 08/06/23
Fall asleep fast with this 1-hour guided sleep meditation, "Sleep it Away." Narrated by a soothing female voice, this sleep talk down offers anxiety relief and will help stop overthinking. Accompanied by relaxing sleep music, this sleep meditation will help to envision a healing environment where you may find peace and deep sleep. It's time to dream away. Original script, voiceover, music, and production by Michelle Hotaling, Dreamaway Visions LLC 2023 All Rights Reserved. Michelle's...
Published 07/30/23
Get cozy and fall fast asleep tonight with "Cabin in the Smoky Mountains," a calm sleep story for grown-ups. Travel to the Smoky Mountains on a pristine day, exploring waterfalls as the iconic blue mist weaves its way through trails and valleys. Fireflies light up the trail as you return to a charming log cabin among fields of wildflowers and enjoy a hot tub and outdoor shower beneath the stars. Retreat to the rustic embrace of the cabin, drifting between worlds as you fall asleep to the...
Published 07/23/23
Get sleepy and relax with tonight's fantasy bedtime story for grown-ups inspired by a beloved nursery rhyme. You are listening to “Beyond the Forest of Twisted Trees.” In this cozy sleep story, two mythical figures cross paths and enchantment ensues. You travel through time and space to the forest of twisted trees, where trunks and branches twist like licorice sticks. In the heart of the mystical forest, you encounter Jacob, a kind soul who leads you to the not-so-old woman who lives in a...
Published 07/16/23
Indulge in a cozy sleep story and bedtime tale for grown-ups narrated by a soothing female voice with "Dreamy Train Journey Through the Swiss Alps." Aboard one of the most luxurious trains in Switzerland, you will traverse the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Swiss Alps. Let the rhythmic chug of the train and the breathtaking vistas of snow-capped peaks and picturesque valleys with rustic chalets transport you to a place of ultimate relaxation. When you arrive in the resort town of St. Moritz,...
Published 07/09/23
Have you ever longed to have a cottage by the sea? A place where you may go when you need to connect with nature and find peace? In tonight's cozy bedtime story, "Cottage by the Sea: A Homecoming" return to a cottage on the sea, located on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Watch the wild horses run free, as you walk the beach with your dog and take a dip in the warm ocean waves. Return to your beach cottage to enjoy a fire pit beneath a starry sky, and then settle in you oceanview bedroom,...
Published 07/02/23
In tonight's rainy sleep story, "Cabin on the Bayou," embark on a dreamy journey with a pet companion to the Louisiana bayou and find comfort in a rustic log cabin as rain falls on a tin roof and lulls you to sleep. This cozy bedtime story with rain sounds is narrated by a soothing female voice. Explore the bayou at sunset with a beloved pet, navigating the intricate waterways draped with Spanish moss as you come upon a tranquil lagoon. At twilight, a rainstorm rolls in and you return to...
Published 06/25/23
Fall asleep fast with this guided sleep meditation, "Sweet Dreams," that will help you craft good dreams throughout the night. “I dream my painting and I paint my dream” - Van Gogh Set sail on the calm seas, aboard the "Sweet Reverie," as the night sky becomes a celestial movie screen where you imagine your dreams. Enjoy being the artist and architect of your dreams at night in this magical journey of healing. It's time to dream away. Original Script, Narration, and Sleep Meditation...
Published 06/21/23
Cuddle and get cozy for this week's story, "The Spirit of New Orleans." As you listen to this dreamy tale, travel somewhere in time to a place where all souls are celebrated on a magical night in New Orleans. Travel to the French Quarter to experience harmonious coming together of diverse worlds through music, culinary delights, architectural wonders, and the unique spirit of the Big Easy. Wander through Jackson Park with a stop at Cafe du Monde where you take in the fashion of the times....
Published 06/18/23
In tonight's sleep story, "Moonlit Mermaid: An Enchanting Sea Story," travel to the Caribbean on the night of a lunar eclipse. In a quiet cove, you have a chance encounter with a mermaid and with the magic of the eclipse you switch places for a night. Dive under the sea, as you are welcome by sea turtles, dolphins, and a vibrant seascape that you revel while appreciating all the blessing of life on land. Enjoy the soothing sound of the ocean as you cuddle up and prepare for a night of...
Published 06/11/23
Embark on a blissful journey of "Lucid Dreaming in the Healing Canyon," a guided sleep meditation that transports you to a serene canyon where you may practice using your imagination to craft a soothing experience. Explore a renowned valley known to help dreamers unwind, as you discover a campfire outside an Adobe-style home. Fall asleep in the cozy dwelling, slipping away with sparks of the fire towards a pristine starry sky. You drift from one dream to the next at will and mold your dreams...
Published 06/09/23
Fall asleep fast with this relaxing sleep story, "Secret Forest Spa," as you discover a forest sanctuary with natural hot springs, a healing crystal cave, a treehouse cafe, and a cozy eco-friendly home overlooking the woods and mountains. 🌙 Your journey begins with a brief guided sleep meditation as you wind down. You navigate an intricate web of wooden pathways in a sacred forest to encounter one blissful spa experience to the next. Slow down and unwind in this spa getaway, enjoying one...
Published 06/04/23
Welcome to Michelle's Sanctuary. Since 2015, Michelle has created original sleep stories and guided meditations to help listeners relax, find peace, and fall asleep fast. If you have been struggling with falling asleep or staying asleep, chances are there is something in this collection that will enhance your bedtime routine. Subscribe, stream, and share with anyone who could benefit from a mental holiday and better sleep. Let's dream away together. Original sleep stories are released...
Published 06/03/23
Relax and unwind this “Whispers of the Fog,” a soothing bedtime story for grown-ups. Every night at eleven, the fog casts the seaside town in a soothing, otherworldly haze. The townspeople await its arrival with joy, for it unlocks their creative potential. As you explore the sleepy village, the fog unveils old dreams and ignites passions and desires as you surrender to its mystical inspiration. You return to a charming Tudor cottage and fall into a deep sleep, as you find solace and...
Published 05/28/23
Journey to relaxation with "Take It Easy," a guided meditation for deep, restful sleep. Some say that life is hard and we must choose our hard. But when it comes time to unwind and fall asleep, I invite you to choose your easy. Embrace the blissful vibes on a California beach at sunset, immersed in a lifestyle of ease. Visualize yourself in an idyllic landscape, as you manifest your path of relaxation, releasing tension and inviting restful sleep. If you seek inner peace, sweet dreams, and...
Published 05/25/23
Drift to sleep with this cozy bedtime story, "Rainy Night at Willow Cottage," narrated by a soothing female voice. In this sleep story for grown-ups, a mystical forest of graceful willow trees leads you to a tranquil pond and a centuries-old stone cottage where you seek shelter from the rain. This week, I wanted to get back to the simplicity and style found in my earliest of sleep stories and bedtime meditations. As rain begins to fall, seek comfort inside the cottage, settling by a...
Published 05/21/23
Welcome to "The Firefly Dance at the Lake Chalet," a soothing sleep story for grown-ups that will inspire you to relax and drift into a deep sleep. Imagine having your very own lakeside cottage, a tranquil sanctuary you can escape to whenever you need to unwind. Transport yourself to a charming lakeside town in Vermont, known for its warm community and a renowned general store owned by Ike and Martha. As the fireflies return to dance in the pure, fresh air every year, festivities are held to...
Published 05/14/23
Have you ever heard the saying, "What you resist persists"? Tonight's practice is meant to help you handle worries and confront them in a way that will help you find peace and fall asleep fast. You are listening to "Goodnight, Worries," a guided sleep meditation designed to help you overcome worries and overthinking. With this soothing meditation, you'll be able to bid your worries goodnight and find inner peace. Relax beneath a starry sky amidst serene emerald green fields as you embark on a...
Published 05/11/23
Indulge in a dreamy sleep with this magical bedtime story for grown-ups narrated by a soothing female voice with sleep meditation music, "A Tale of Time: The Witches' Cottage." Experience a magical journey into an enchanted forest with a visit to the witches' cottage. In this sleep story, the three witches engage in spells to heal your perceptions and experiences of time. Allow yourself to be transported to a world of magic and wonder, where the power of incantations and enchantments will...
Published 05/07/23