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…

Zolpidem Fits Our Western Mindset

Zolpidem Fits Our Western Mindset

Zapped by zolpidem: part 2 of 2 When we have a physical problem in the West, our first choice is to take a pill to fix it. Not all people in the West, but most. Pills are a quick fix. Alternative medicine, also called integrative medicine, is getting more popular, though a long way from…

“Never Again!” Classic Ambien/Zolpidem Fails

“Never Again!” Classic Ambien/Zolpidem Fails

Zapped by zolpidem: part 1 of 2 Back in my teens and twenties, back in my days of work in food service and the Army, my coworkers and classmates would to talk about how wasted they got on alcohol. These drinking stories would inevitably involve a tale of someone drinking a lot, passing out, and…

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…

Never Let Yourself Become Sleep Deprived

Never Let Yourself Become Sleep Deprived

Some people lead a staid, predictable life.  Lucky them. They can count on being at home almost all the time.   They’ve got a consistent routine. They’re the furthest they can be from sleep deprivation. Nothing bad ever seems to happen to them. They live in a place with quiet neighbors or space between the…

Make the Best Mattress Decision Possible

Make the Best Mattress Decision Possible

If you’ve got thousands of dollars to spend on a mattress, save some time. You don’t need to read this article. Physically go to one of the mattress stores and have at buying one. You’re a lucky person. This article isn’t for you. If you’ve got a more modest budget, you certainly don’t want to…

Keep Out the Cacophony of Consumer Controversy

Keep Out the Cacophony of Consumer Controversy

It’s common to believe we should support the businesses espousing our values and avoid supporting companies that don’t. They call it “voting with your dollars.” It makes sense on the surface. Sometimes other people see things differently than you do for one reason or another. This is one way of encouraging their enlightenment. If they…

Compartamentalizing Is A Skill You Need

Compartamentalizing Is A Skill You Need

Journalists write and record the words of men like Elon Musk, Warren Buffet, and Bill Gates like they’re precious bits of gold tumbling from the mouths of living oracles. There’s some sense to it. These men are visionary and forward-thinking. Listening to them, you can feel that the future can be developed into this wonderful…

Cuddling Is a Type Of Energy Healing

Cuddling Is a Type Of Energy Healing

“Energy healing” and “energy work” isn’t a fundamental concept in Western medicine. That doesn’t stop you from hearing about it. There’s actually been a steady increase in interest in alternative medicine in the United States. At least some of the interest is motivated by the cost of healthcare. Some other part is simply because it…

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