Why Wear a Sleeping Hat?

In illustrations of “A Visit From St. Nicholas” by Clement Clark Moore they always show the narrator getting up out of bed with an old fashioned sleeping hat complete with a tassel.  The classic poem, more commonly known as “The Night Before Christmas,” frames the idea in the collective mind as to what a sleeping hat, also known…

How To Be A Super Sleeper

Super Sleeper

 Practice makes perfect.   If it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing well.  The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is practice.  Those are the things people say about getting good at all kinds of activities.   Individually these sayings have been applied to all kinds of sports, art, and games. Sleeping, on the other hand, is viewed as a…

Help Yourself When Enrolled At The School of Hard Knocks

Help yourself. School of Hard Knocks

Sometimes they call learning by Experience (or experiential learning) “The School of Hard Knocks.”  “Hard Knocks” sounds like a painful way to learn something. It can be. It doesn’t have to be. Actually, experiential learning is the best way to learn something. Not only does it communicate the information, but experience illustrates its worth.  Knowledge is a possession. With any possession, it’s best to…