Free Celebrity Sleep Coaching During Sleep Challenge

Free Celebrity Sleep Coaching During Sleep Challenge

From Monday, September 27 to Friday, October 1 ChiliSleep will host the Back to Sleep Challenge. It’s an online, free, five-day event featuring prominent speakers from the world of performance improvement and sleep medicine along with a dedicated Facebook group and homework to practice implementing what you learned. The lineup includes: Kelly Starrett—physical therapist and…

Prayer and Meditation For Sleep Aren’t the Same

Prayer and Meditation For Sleep Aren’t the Same

On the surface, prayer and meditation look the same. Someone closes their eyes and sits still. There may or may not be an image, some beads, candles (scented or unscented) perhaps some other object involved as well. They’re not the same, though there can be some convergence. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, prayer is a…

Sleep Less At Night and Stay Healthy

Sleep Less At Night and Stay Healthy

Sleep takes up a major chunk of the day. That can conflict with your other goals. How can you sleep less yet maintain health? I spend hours every week writing a sleep blog. I’m also longtime a sleep science enthusiast with a 25-year background in healthcare. I’ve both read and experimented a lot with sleep.…

Making a Bandana Blindfold Is Easy

Making a Bandana Blindfold Is Easy

In some situations, a bandana blindfold is a quick answer to improving sleep Morning sun creeps around the gaps in the curtains getting you up too early. Once again, the sunbeams have started cheating you out of a few extra hours of needed sleep. It’s not necessarily the fault of the curtains’ installer. It’s just…

Acid Reflux? Win At Eating and Sleeping.

Acid Reflux? Win At Eating and Sleeping.

It doesn’t have to be difficult to sleep with GERD GERD, acid reflux, and waking up suddenly in the middle of the night coughing and hacking: the terms and experience go together—especially after you eat a little too much a little too close to bedtime. They don’t have to. Until you develop what they call…

Is Bedtime A Good Time For Self-Improvement?

Is Bedtime A Good Time For Self-Improvement?

The Bedtime Stories We Tell Ourselves and Others: Part 4 of 4 Lots of people are hungry to get better. Some are more than hungry; they’re starving. In the United States, the personal development/ self-improvement industry was worth almost $10 billion in 2019. That number represents serious spending. It’s a competitive world out there. In…

Should You Bore Yourself To Sleep?

Should You Bore Yourself To Sleep?

The Bedtime Stories We Tell Ourselves and Others: Part 3 of 4 Hearing about conflict has a way of making an impression on you. It heightens your senses, makes you sit up and pay attention, gets you thinking about who’s right and who’s wrong. It’s just the kind of thing you want to avoid before…

The Power of the Serenity Prayer

The Power of the Serenity Prayer

It happens to every man. Sometimes you feel powerless. You feel like you’re a member of the security detail on Star Trek, the crewmembers who are always anonymously getting killed. You’re doomed to defeat. Sometimes you feel like someone who goes up against Bruce Lee or Jackie Chan in a martial arts movie. Figuratively or…

Stick With Dream Journaling

Stick With Dream Journaling

Part 4 of 7 Once you start keeping a dream journal, you’re not going to have a breakthrough every night for the rest of your life. That’s not a realistic expectation. Neither are you going to have one amusing dream after another, though there’s a certain joy in a dream that amounts to a fun…