How To Use Lavender Oil For Sleep

How To Use Lavender Oil For Sleep

Some scents are more soothing than others. Lavender is one of those scents. along with roses, roman chamomile, and jasmine, that has been demonstrated in a number of small studies to improve the quality of rest. Lavender has been widely studied and shown to improve sleep. It’s safe to say that sleep, rest, calmness and…

How To Always Sleep Well On A Bus

How To Always Sleep Well On A Bus

Congratulations on both deciding to and being able to see the big, beautiful world on an intercity bus. This planet is full of adventure, both the good kind and the not-so-good. The key in life is to have more of the former kind of adventure and less of the latter.  Part of having a good…

Feng Shui Has No Effect On Sleep Quality

Feng Shui Has No Effect On Sleep Quality

When they’re out in the field, soldiers don’t spend a lot of time thinking about the “vibe” of the area where they sleep.  Male or female, they have a cot and maybe a footlocker. Maybe they live out of a rucksack. It’s a simple, spartan existence.   Of greater concern than the vibe projected by where they sleep are the…

Hypnos Got a Bad Rap from Hesiod and Society

Hypnos Got a Bad Rap from Hesiod and Society

Ancient Greeks had a mixed relationship with sleep. The stigma didn’t start with us. It might not have begun with them. It probably started with the first men and women, maybe Adam and Eve or whoever. Either way, Hesiod and other ancient Greek writers had a choice. They could have made the god of sleep…

Exercise is A Quick Answer To Loud Snoring

Exercise is A Quick Answer To Loud Snoring

When we were leaving Sunday afternoon, your wife was all smiles as you backed the car out of your driveway. She looks really happy, I thought. I didn’t think much about it at the time. Now, however, I have figured out why. She was looking forward to a full night of sleep! The poor woman…

Up All Night For No Good Reason

Up All Night For No Good Reason

Look, everyone, now and then, has difficulty falling asleep. It’s the way life is. It’s aggravating. Consider the situation stoically: it’s your turn to have trouble tonight. There could be a lot of reasons you’re having trouble right now. Did you drink too much coffee or have one of those energy drinks too close to…