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Sleep Whispers - for ASMR, Relaxation, Insomnia, Anxiety, Stress

Whispering Harris

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Whispered readings and ramblings for relaxation and sleeping. Includes soothing meditations, interesting stories, tranquil poems, educational Wikipedia articles, and listener feedback.

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164 Chat: Updates & Feedback

0:00 | Apr 21st

In this Chat Episode I will be talking about a new bonus episode I created, this podcast being mentioned in a wedding magazine, sharing your feedback, and answering your questions. Enjoy more Sleep Whispers: Subscribe (free) on Apple Podcasts. Subscr...Show More

163 Story Time: “King of the Polar Bears” by L Frank Baum (with bonus bio)

0:00 | Apr 14th

Enjoy the complete short story, “King of the Polar Bears” by L Frank Baum.  There is also a bonus bio about L Frank Baum that follows after the story.   Enjoy more Sleep Whispers: Subscribe (free) on Apple Podcasts. Subscribe (free) on Google Podcast...Show More

162 Whisperpedia: New Coke – Failure & Conspiracies

0:00 | Apr 7th

A Whisperpedia reading about  the 1985 failure of New Coke by the Coca-Cola company – includes the reasons, the aftermath, and some conspiracy theories.   Enjoy more Sleep Whispers: Subscribe (free) on Apple Podcasts. Subscribe (free) on Google Podca...Show More

161 Fade Out: Guided Imagery – Mini car assembly

0:00 | Mar 31st

Are you ready to be Tucked in and Faded out? This episode begins with my usual ear-to-ear guided relaxation to tuck you in and get you ready to fade out.  Tonight’s Fade Out are my gentle mumblings and mutterings as I describe and follow the instruct...Show More

160 Batch: Guided Relaxations from episodes 23, 47, 61

0:00 | Mar 24th

Enjoy a batch of Guided Relaxations from episodes 23, 47, & 61.  You can also hear how I’ve improved the audio quality when you compare these older episodes to my newer episodes. Special thanks to Jadeum who wrote the Guided Relaxations for episodes ...Show More

159 Chat: Updates & Feedback

0:00 | Mar 17th

In this Chat Episode I will be announcing the winner of the Sleep Whispers T Shirt, chatting about the data from the Bonus Podcast survey, and sharing listener feedback.   Click HERE to view the data about the Bonus Episodes. Enjoy more Sleep Whisper...Show More

158 Story Time: “The Man and the Butterfly” by L Frank Baum

0:00 | Mar 9th

Enjoy the complete short story, “The Man and the Butterfly” by L Frank Baum.  Listen to what happens when a butterfly is commanded to turn children into pigs (spoiler: nothing ever goes as planned in L Frank Baum stories).   Links for this episode: E...Show More

157 Whisperpedia: The Mushing Miracle: Sled dogs & Diphtheria

0:00 | Mar 3rd

A Whisperpedia reading about  a sled dog relay that saved an entire town from dying of diphtheria.  This is a true story of the heroic dogs and mushers in the 1925 serum run to Nome, Alaska.   Enter to win a free Sleep Whispers T Shirt? Enter the T S...Show More

156 Fade Out: Introvert Survey

0:00 | Feb 23rd

Are you ready to be Tucked in and Faded out? This episode begins with my usual ear-to-ear guided relaxation to tuck you in and get you ready to fade out.  The Fade Out is a personality survey that consists of questions focused on introversion and ext...Show More

155 Batch: Chats from episodes 18 & 19

0:00 | Feb 18th

Enjoy a batch of Chats from episodes 18 and 19. Chat (1m:40s): from episode 18. Chat (57m:4s): from episode 19.   Want the newest episodes for free? Subscribe (free) on Apple Podcasts or Google Podcasts or An Android app. Want to listen to 160+ more ...Show More

154 Chat: Updates & Feedback

0:00 | Feb 11th

In this Chat Episode I will be talking about how to win a free Sleep Whispers T Shirt, a new bonus episode I created, a gear update, how I was a consultant to a whispering Super Bowl commercial, and sharing listener feedback. Mentioned in this episod...Show More

153 Story Time: “The Dummy Who Lived” by L Frank Baum

0:00 | Feb 3rd

Enjoy the complete short story, “The Dummy Who Lived” by L Frank Baum.  It is a curious tale about a wax mannequin who comes to life – and the misadventures that ensue.   Want the newest episodes sent to you for free? Subscribe (free) on Apple Podcas...Show More

152 Whisperpedia: Salt – History & Health

0:00 | Jan 27th

A Whisperpedia reading about  salt.  Learn many interesting facts about the history, economy, geology, chemistry, biology, uses, and manufacturing of this essential mineral.   Want the newest episodes delivered to you for free? Subscribe (free) on Ap...Show More

151 Fade Out: The poem, “A Flying Visit” by Thomas Hood

0:00 | Jan 20th

Are you ready to be Tucked in and Faded out? This episode begins with my usual ear-to-ear guided relaxation to tuck you in and get you ready to fade out.  The Fade Out is the rhythmic, hypnotic, and slightly amusing poem, “A Flying Visit” by Thomas H...Show More

150 Batch: “Yesterday” a complete play from episode 21

0:00 | Jan 14th

This is the play “Yesterday” which I originally read as a Fade Out at the end of episode #21.  I didn’t batch it together with any other clips of other plays because it is long enough to be solo. On a side note, I have a love/hate relationship with o...Show More

149 Chat: Return from Holiday Break

0:00 | Jan 5th

In this Chat Episode I will be talking about my new microphones for recording outside, Trivia Time episodes, a horror story, a silly essay, testing new preamps, and sharing listener feedback.   Click on the following to get access to: Many more Chat ...Show More

148 Chat: Start of Holiday Break

0:00 | Dec 2nd, 2018

In this Chat Episode I will be talking about my Holiday Break, appearance on the NBC Today Show, interview with Prevention magazine, podcast updates, and sharing listener feedback.   Special links for this episode: Harris/Craig on NBC Today Show. Har...Show More

147 Story Time: “The Queen of Quok” by L Frank Baum

0:00 | Nov 24th, 2018

Enjoy the complete short story, “The Queen of Quok” by L Frank Baum.   Click on the following to get access to: Many more Story Time Episodes. All of the Prior Episodes, Bonus Episodes, Videos, Photos. Things to do if you can’t fall asleep: Subscribe...Show More

146 Whisperpedia: Roller Coasters – History & Physics

0:00 | Nov 18th, 2018

A Whisperpedia reading about Roller Coasters – includes their history, physics, safety, and different types.    Click on the following to get access to: Many more Whisperpedia Episodes. All of the Prior Episodes, Bonus Episodes, Videos, Photos. Thing...Show More

145 Fade Out: Soothing words with the letter “p”

0:00 | Nov 11th, 2018

Are you ready to be Tucked in and Faded out? This episode will start with my usual ear-to-ear guided Tuck In session, and then continue with a  rhythmic and hypnotic Fade Out session. Fade Out: An ear-to-ear reading of a list of ASMR trigger words th...Show More

144 Batch: Curious Quotes from episodes 20 & 21 & 22

0:00 | Nov 4th, 2018

Enjoy a batch of Curious Quotes from episodes 20, 21, and 22. Curious Quote (1m:40s): from episode 20. Curious Quote (11m:38s): from episode 21. Curious Quote (27m:25s): from episode 22. Click on the following to get access to: Many more Batch Episod...Show More

143 Chat: Updates & Feedback

0:00 | Oct 28th, 2018

In this Chat Episode I will be talking about my appearance on a TV show and a podcast, Drew Ackerman’s favorite musical, podcast gear updates, answering listener questions, and sharing listener feedback.   Special links for this episode: Watch Harris...Show More

142 Story Time: “The Wonderful Pump” by L Frank Baum

0:00 | Oct 21st, 2018

Enjoy the complete short story, “The Wonderful Pump” by L Frank Baum. Click the links to: Access more Story Time Episodes. Access all the Old Episodes, Bonus Episodes, Videos, Photos. Subscribe to the podcast on Apple/iTunes or Android/Google. Submit...Show More

141 Whisperpedia: Black Mirror TV Show – Origin & Plots

0:00 | Oct 14th, 2018

A Whisperpedia reading about  the TV show, “Black Mirror” – a modern day Twilight Zone-type show that focuses on the unintended consequences of current and future technology. Click the links to: Access more Whisperpedia Episodes. Access all the Old E...Show More

140 Fade Out: Guided Relaxation to Lucid Dreaming

0:00 | Oct 6th, 2018

Are you ready to be Tucked in and Faded out? This episode will start with my usual ear-to-ear guided Tuck In session, and then continue with a  rhythmic and hypnotic Fade Out session. Tonight’s Fade Out: Guided Relaxation to Lucid Dreaming – written ...Show More

139 Batch: List of Chocolate Bars from episodes 17 & 80

0:00 | Oct 1st, 2018

Enjoy a batch of Fade Outs (list of chocolate bars with descriptions) from episodes 17 and 80. Fade Out (1m:40s): chocolate bars that start with the letters A to E from episode 17. Fade Out (17m:50s): chocolate bars that start with the letters F to H...Show More

138 Chat: Updates & Feedback

0:00 | Sep 23rd, 2018

In this Chat Episode I will be sharing podcast updates and feedback from listeners. Mentioned in this episode: Newsweek article about whispering and ASMR The 7 best ASMR podcasts Click the links to: Access more Chat Episodes. Access all the Old Episo...Show More

137 Special: Whisper session with Drew Ackerman, host of the Sleep With Me podcast.

0:00 | Sep 15th, 2018

In this Special Episode I am super pleased to share a wonderful and fun whispered discussion between me (Craig, AKA Harris) and Drew Ackerman (AKA Scooter), the host of the “Sleep With Me” podcast. This episode is only half of our full discussion (th...Show More

136 Story Time: “The Capture of Father Time” by L Frank Baum

0:00 | Sep 8th, 2018

Enjoy the complete short story, “The Capture of Father Time” by L Frank Baum. Click the links to: Access more Story Time Episodes. Access all the Old Episodes, Bonus Episodes, Videos, Photos. Subscribe to the podcast on Apple/iTunes or Android/Google...Show More

135 Whisperpedia: Dwarfs – Mythology and Culture

0:00 | Sep 2nd, 2018

A Whisperpedia reading about  fictional Dwarfs based on mythology.  Includes their origins in Norse and German literature and their modern representation which was mostly shaped by JRR Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings book and his other books. Click the l...Show More

134 Fade Out: Personality assessment

0:00 | Aug 26th, 2018

Are you ready to be Tucked in and Faded out? This episode will start with my usual ear-to-ear guided Tuck In session, and then continue with a  rhythmic and hypnotic Fade Out session. Fade Out:  I will be reading questions from a personality test whi...Show More

133 Batch: Chats from episodes 16 & 17

0:00 | Aug 19th, 2018

Enjoy a batch of Chats from episodes 16 and 17. Chat (1m:43s): from episode 16. Chat (39m:52s): from episode 17. Click the links to: Submit a question via the new Ask Harris Anything form Subscribe to the podcast on Apple/iTunes or Android/Google. Ta...Show More

132 Special: Who is Harris?

0:00 | Aug 11th, 2018

In this Special Episode I will be sharing some details and curious tidbits about myself that I haven’t shared before in any prior episodes. Click the links to: Submit a question via the new Ask Harris Anything form Subscribe to the podcast on Apple/i...Show More

131 Chat: Updates & Feedback

0:00 | Aug 5th, 2018

In this Chat Episode I will be chatting about my swing bed, a mention of my podcast in another podcast, and sharing listener feedback.   New podcast by Logan Jenkins: Very Random Encounters New podcast by Andrea Klunder: Podcast Envy (I’m mentioned i...Show More

130 Story Time: “The Magic Bon Bons” by L Frank Baum

0:00 | Jul 29th, 2018

Enjoy the complete short story, “The Magic Bon Bons” by L Frank Baum.  A story about magical candies that endow talents to be a successful performer…as long as the right person eats them at the right time – otherwise it will be chaos. Click the links...Show More

129 Whisperpedia: Drums – History & The One-Armed Drummer

0:00 | Jul 21st, 2018

A Whisperpedia reading about the types of drums, history of drums, uses of drums, and Rick Allen, the one-armed drummer of Def Leppard.   Click the links to: Subscribe on Apple/iTunes or Android/Google. Take the  Podcast Survey. Write a Podcast Revie...Show More

128 Fade Out: Guided Imagery – Swinging bed assembly

0:00 | Jul 14th, 2018

Are you ready to be Tucked in and Faded out? This episode will start with my usual ear-to-ear guided Tuck In session, and then continue with a  rhythmic and hypnotic Fade Out session. Fade Out: Guided imagery of the assembly of a swing bed.  This ite...Show More

127 Batch: Whisperpedias from episodes 15 & 18 (Power of Now & Music Therapy)

0:00 | Jul 8th, 2018

Enjoy a batch of Whisperpedias from episodes 15 and 18. Whisperpedia (1m:40s): from episode 15 (Power of Now book) Whisperpedia (12m:42s): from episode 18 (Music Therapy) Click the links to: Subscribe on Apple/iTunes or Android/Google. Take the  Podc...Show More

126 Chat: Updates & Feedback

0:00 | Jun 30th, 2018

In this Chat Episode I will be talking about testing my recording gear, being mentioned on bustle.com, an update on the host of the ASMR Sleep Station podcast, and listener feedback. Click the links to: Subscribe on Apple/iTunes or Android/Google. Ta...Show More

125 Story Time: “The Enchanted Types” by L Frank Baum

0:00 | Jun 24th, 2018

Enjoy the complete short story, “The Enchanted Types” by L Frank Baum.  A story about a kind creature name Popopo (Popo for short) who sets some birds free but it leads to unforeseen problems. Click the links to: Subscribe on Apple/iTunes or Android/...Show More

124 Whisperpedia: Practices of Buddhism – Noble Eightfold Path

0:00 | Jun 16th, 2018

A Whisperpedia reading about the Noble Eightfold Path, eight practices of Buddhism which include: right view, right resolve, right speech, right conduct, right livelihood, right effort, right mindfulness, and right concentration. Click the links to: ...Show More

123 Fade Out: Guided Relaxation, “The Sound in the Forest”

0:00 | Jun 10th, 2018

Are you ready to be Tucked in and Faded out? This episode will start with my usual ear-to-ear guided Tuck In session, and then continue with a  rhythmic and hypnotic Fade Out session. Fade Out: A guided relaxation titled, “The Sound in the Forest.”  ...Show More

122 Batch: Recipes from episodes 13 & 24

0:00 | Jun 4th, 2018

Enjoy a batch of recipes from episodes 13 and 24. Papaya recipes (1m:40s): from episode 13. Crisp recipes (31m:58s): from episode 24. Click the links to: Subscribe on Apple/iTunes or Android/Google. Take the  Podcast Survey. Write a Podcast Review. A...Show More

121 Chat: Updates & Feedback

0:00 | May 27th, 2018

In this Chat Episode I will be sharing the results of the podcast art design voting and listener feedback. Want to view more art samples created by Cortiano, and perhaps hire him to create some art for you?  Below are links to his art and also his em...Show More

120 Story Time: “The Girl Who Owned a Bear” by L Frank Baum

0:00 | May 20th, 2018

Enjoy the complete short story, “The Girl Who Owned a Bear” by L Frank Baum. Click the links to: Subscribe on Apple/iTunes or Android/Google. Take the  Podcast Survey. Write a Podcast Review. Access Old Episodes, Bonus Episodes, Videos, Photos.

119 Whisperpedia: Komodo Dragon – Discovery & Biology

0:00 | May 12th, 2018

A Whisperpedia reading about  Komodo Dragons.  Learn about their discovery, diet, behaviors, size, biology, and ecology. Click the links to: Subscribe on Apple/iTunes or Android/Google. Take the  Podcast Survey. Write a Podcast Review. Access Old Epi...Show More

118 Fade Out: Descriptions of chocolate bars (part 3)

0:00 | May 5th, 2018

Are you ready to be Tucked in and Faded out? This episode will start with my usual ear-to-ear guided Tuck In session, and then continue with a  rhythmic and hypnotic Fade Out session. Fade Out: A list of chocolate bars from around the world and a sho...Show More

117 Batch: Quotes from episodes 17, 18, 19

0:00 | Apr 29th, 2018

Enjoy a triple batch of Curious Quotes from episodes 17, 18, and 19. Quote (1m:40s): from episode 17. Quote (10m:37s): from episode 18. Quote (18m:45s): from episode 19. Click the links to: Subscribe on Apple/iTunes or Android/Google. Take the  Podca...Show More

116 Chat: Updates & Feedback

0:00 | Apr 22nd, 2018

In this Chat Episode I will be talking about results of the prior logo survey question with 2 options, a new logo survey with 4 options, feedback about Trivia Time episodes, this podcast being mentioned in The Sun newspaper, my new microphones, why l...Show More

115 Story Time: “The Glass Dog” by L Frank Baum

0:00 | Apr 14th, 2018

Enjoy the complete short story, “The Glass Dog” by L Frank Baum. Click the links to: Subscribe on Apple/iTunes or Android/Google. Take the  Podcast Survey. Write a Podcast Review. Visit my Shop to buy a soft-n-cozy Sleep Whispers T-Shirt. Visit Patre...Show More

114 Whisperpedia: Marco Polo – Travels & Controversies

0:00 | Apr 7th, 2018

A Whisperpedia reading about Marco Polo, with a special focus on the veracity of the accounts of his travels.  Click the links to: Subscribe on Apple/iTunes or Android/Google. Take the  Podcast Survey. Write a Podcast Review. Visit my Shop to buy a s...Show More

113 Fade Out: Reading the poem, “Oscar of Alva” by Lord Byron

0:00 | Apr 1st, 2018

Are you ready to be Tucked in and Faded out? This episode will start with my usual ear-to-ear guided Tuck In session, and then continue with a  rhythmic and hypnotic Fade Out session. Fade Out: Reading the poem, “Oscar of Alva” by Lord Byron. Click t...Show More

112 Stitch: The Open Door (Full play – part 1 from episode 3 & part 2 from episode 67)

0:00 | Mar 25th, 2018

Enjoy the full reading of the play, “The Open Door.”  I stitched together part 1 from episode 3 with part 2 from episode 67. Click the links to: Subscribe on Apple/iTunes or Android/Google. Take the  Podcast Survey. Write a Podcast Review. Visit my S...Show More

111 Chat: Updates & Feedback

0:00 | Mar 17th, 2018

In this Chat Episode I will be sharing updates about the winner of the T shirt giveaway, potential new podcast art, a new episode type, being mentioned on an NPR podcast, and lots of listener feedback. Click the links to: Subscribe on Apple/iTunes or...Show More

110 Trivia Time: random facts

0:00 | Mar 11th, 2018

A Trivia Time episode about random facts.  Listen to the question, guess the answer, learn new facts. Click the links to: Subscribe on Apple/iTunes or Android/Google. Take the  Podcast Survey. Write a Podcast Review. Visit my Shop to buy a soft-n-coz...Show More