On Thursday this week I opted to sleep in instead of blogging. Since I'd had some insomnia on Sunday (slept 2 hours) and Tuesday (slept 4 hours) it felt really good to get 10.5 hours of sleep. It was really good, juicy sleep. I know that I dreamed, but I did not write down my … Continue reading Pausing, resting and noticing
I write this from the Caribou Coffee near my home. Fittingly, my drip coffee maker decided to stop working, and is no longer pulling the water up. I am not sure if it is the hard water coating the mechanism or what. Ugh. Maybe I'll get a french press for a while and just us … Continue reading Post trip caffeine detox
International Overseas trips. Sleep on plane. Seriously, dude?
This morning I woke up very early again (3:30) on the heels of a dream, but at least it was after 7 hours of sleep rather than just 4 the night before. I tried counting breaths, I tried a little meditating, praying and attempting to let go of my thoughts. The dream faded quickly and … Continue reading Smoke and mirrors
This week, most U.S. states (except Arizona and Hawaii) will go through the process of the Spring time change. I typically go on an annual rant to my facebook friends about how much I dislike the twice annual time change, especially this one when we lose an hour of sleep. We lose daylight in the … Continue reading DST – Declare it “be kind” week
Big juicy night's sleep Ten hours: oh that feels so good! After a "light" night.
Happy February! To those of you who live in northern climates, we are three fifths through the winter, mas o menos. Somehow when we get to February I always feel a surge of optimism. Spring is not so far away now, and those of us who get a little "cabin fever" this time of the … Continue reading Do you have a few minutes?
To continue along a theme I started yesterday on the power of internal thoughts and dialogue on your feelings and behavior, I decided to go into another personal example. Some of you know that I have struggled in the past with getting enough sleep. But in the last couple of years I have truly started … Continue reading I am mastering sleep