How to Use Prayer Beads To Help You Go To Sleep

How to Use Prayer Beads To Help You Go To Sleep

I once met a man who had been a police officer. His law enforcement career ended one rainy night on the side of an interstate highway in Connecticut after he pulled over a drunk driver. Despite having the lights of his squad car on and following the rest of the safety protocols, he was hit by another drunk driver, thrown 40 feet onto the roadside.  …

Have Vivid Dreams With Pyridoxine — The Dream Vitamin

Have Vivid Dreams With Pyridoxine — The Dream Vitamin

When you’re learning about nutrition, it’s hard to distinguish one B vitamin from another. That’s probably because of how they’re presented to the learner: all in one group. They all sound alike.  They’re distinct, however. Biochemically separate. As B vitamins, they’re grouped by function. It’s an attempt to organize the information in an understandable way. All of…

Dream Interpretation: “Say You Saw Stevie Nicks”

Dream Interpretation: “Say You Saw Stevie Nicks”

A number of shabbily dressed peasants were being interrogated by a law enforcement official: “Who did you see?”  “I don’t know,” they said.  “Say Stevie Nicks,” the official said, apparently feeding them answers.  “Okay,” they agreed. “Stevie Nicks.”  “Good,” he said. “That will make it better and safer for you.”  Then it was the famous singer’s turn. She…

Be Nosferatu: How To Work Nights, Sleep Enough and Love It

Be Nosferatu: How To Work Nights, Sleep Enough and Love It

The circadian clock is built into our genes. Having a job and working nights is a violation of everything natural. Many otherwise tough people have tried to do it and failed. They found it too challenging, mentally, physically, and socially. When the night shift people are coming, the day shift people are going—Vice versa. It’s…

The Power of Nap or The Power of Walk?

The Power of Nap or The Power of Walk?

To nap or not to nap: that is the question. Some people swear by the power of naps, actually calling them “power naps.” They’re powerful, they say, because they feel recharged, refreshed, and rejuvenated after they wake up. Others, not so much. They insist that if you’re struggling through your day after a night of sleeplessness,…

Melatonin Is Not a Simple Solution To Sleeplessness

Melatonin Is Not a Simple Solution To Sleeplessness

Here’s a truism for you: people love simple solutions. If ‘x’ is a problem, take ‘y.’ There. Done. Problem fixed. (Make a wiping motion with your hands.) Hopefully. Simple solutions don’t take much work, don’t call for much change and don’t always cost much — that’s what makes them simple! Unfortunately, simple solutions often create…