Jeff Bridges Shares His Go-To Trick For Falling Asleep

How To Fall Asleep Like Jeff Bridges

Take it from The Dude himself: "You gotta sleep, man."

That was Jeff Bridges' advice to HuffPost Live's Ricky Camilleri on Monday about the necessity of getting some quality shut-eye each night. In fact, sleep is so important to Bridges that he has released an album called "Jeff Bridges Sleeping Tapes," a mix of "relaxing sounds, guided meditations and stories designed to lull you to sleep."

Bridges said he generally gets about six hours of sleep per night, and he shared a trick he uses to relax his mind when slumber eludes him.

"Close your eyes. Now I want you to look while your eyes are closed to see with your eyes closed -- what do you see now behind your lids? See if you can describe that," Bridges said. "I try to get very specific, and I try to describe to myself the visuals that I'm picking up. And I think about these visuals -- are they a function of my eye? Are they a function of my mind?"

See more of Bridges' tips for better sleep in the video above, and click here for his full HuffPost Live conversation.

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