How To Use Brainwave Entrainment To Reach Your Goals

How To Use Brainwave Entrainment To Reach Your Goals

People always struggle against one thing or another. They’re always struggling to quit something, start something, or stop something.  They even struggle to stop struggling, to relax.  The circadian rhythm is part of the struggle. Also known as the wake/rest cycle, men and women struggle to wake up and struggle to go to sleep. You…

Why Wear a Sleeping Hat?

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…

Bedtime Prayer For Better Sleep

Bedtime Prayer For Better Sleep

When going to bed, people brush their teeth. They put on some loose, comfortable clothing. They tighten their bedsheets.  It’s all part of a routine in getting ready to go to bed. Rituals like these routines help one get in the mindset for sleep success.  According to a multinational 2013 survey, 50 percent of the people…

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…

5 Ways Water Pillows Are Awesome

5 Ways Water Pillows Are Awesome

My wife recently returned from a trip to Mexico.  “There it is. My water pillow! I missed it!” she said, excited. There was a level of fondness there for the pillow I hadn’t heard before.  “You missed it?” I said. “What?”  At the time she said this, she had just returned home and had come into our bedroom…

White Noise: Benefit or Bane?

White Noise: Benefit or Bane?

White noise is in the ears of the beholder in more ways than one.  Some people put a fan on to sleep. Some go out and buy a white noise machine. Others have no use for either device.   According to some people, some white noise isn’t so “white.” It doesn’t stay in the background. …

Melatonin Is Not a Simple Solution To Sleeplessness

Melatonin Is Not a Simple Solution To Sleeplessness

Here’s a truism for you: people love simple solutions. If ‘x’ is a problem, take ‘y.’ There. Done. Problem fixed. (Make a wiping motion with your hands.) Hopefully. Simple solutions don’t take much work, don’t call for much change and don’t always cost much — that’s what makes them simple! Unfortunately, simple solutions often create…