5 Techniques To Use To Stop Thinking About Something

5 Techniques To Use To Stop Thinking About Something

Having the same thoughts repeat in your mind isn’t always useful. If you need to remember to do something, maybe. Do it, whatever it is, and it’s done. Suppose you’re “rehearsing,” sure. That can be good too. It’s intentional. You’re carving neural pathways trying to make your performance smoother and faster. There’s a point, however,…

4 Ways To Count Sheep To Fall Asleep

4 Ways To Count Sheep To Fall Asleep

Why do they tell people to count sheep when they can’t sleep? Here’s a guess: among domesticated livestock, sheep are pretty docile. When you look at your typical flock, you’ll see the fluffy quadrupeds blankly munching away on grass or feed. They’ll stare back at you blankly. Time stops. Clouds float by in the sky.…

How to Sleep In a Haunted House

How to Sleep In a Haunted House

When it comes to the supernatural, there’s a difference between real-life and fiction in the movies and books. More than that, there’s a real difference between real-life and the nonfiction presented in movies, books, and TV shows. This is true for a lot of areas. It’s easy to forget because of the sheer number of…

How To Use a Prayer Candle

How To Use a Prayer Candle

You may have seen rows of prayer candles in grocery, drug store, discount, and big-box stores alike. They usually have a pretty drawing on them. The ones found in the United States are often dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the Virgin Mary, St. Michael, St. Joseph, or another sacred concept. When the coronavirus…

Should Sleeping Be Your Hobby?

Should Sleeping Be Your Hobby?

What about dream journaling? Would that make a good hobby too? Laying there closing your eyes. What a boring idea for a hobby! People who pursue hobbies usually have events where they get together with other like-minded people. Motorcycle enthusiasts get together with other enthusiasts to go for rides through roads winding across pretty landscapes.…

Classic 117-year-old Advice To Stop Insomnia

Classic 117-year-old Advice To Stop Insomnia

Bernarr Macfadden started a magazine and a popular movement. Both the movement and magazine had the same name: “physical culture.” Watching what you ate and seeing that you got exercise wasn’t as popular among Americans before he came along. Weakness is a crime! Don’t be a criminal! was Macfadden’s motto. To some, Macfadden was a…

Three Amazing Pressure Points For Sleep

Three Amazing Pressure Points For Sleep

Sometimes you need to get your engine started. People often have a cup of coffee or an energy drink for that. Sometimes you need to turn your engine off. Forget sleeping pills, Heart 7 (HT7) and Gallbladder 20 (GB20) are two handy acupressure points to activate when you want to sleep. Heart 7 is illustrated…

How to Stop Someone From Snoring

How to Stop Someone From Snoring

Why illustrate an article about how to stop someone from snoring with a picture of Charles Atlas? Charles Atlas was not known to snore. Because… Isometric exercise is nothing new. They work. They’re safe. They’re simple. You can do them anywhere. Charles Atlas was known for his ads in comic books and for building his…

Pull-out Sofa Beds Aren’t Actually Meant For Sleeping

Pull-out Sofa Beds Aren’t Actually Meant For Sleeping

Sofa sleeper or, conversely, sleeper sofa. Pull-out couch. Couch mattresses. Sofa bed. Any variation of that or the above. Whatever you want to call them, they’re not actually meant for sleeping in unless you’re around five years old. Even if you’re five, whether they’re meant for sleeping is highly debatable. It’s one of those products…