What To Do When You’re Too Troubled To Sleep

What To Do When You’re Too Troubled To Sleep

Police officers often see the worst of humanity. Dealing with violence, crime, neglect, narcissism, anger, and the general underbelly of humanity is their stock-in-trade. This carries over to bedtime. A study from 2011 showed 40 percent of police had at least one sleep disorder. Most commonly, the disorder was physically expressed as sleep apnea. Soldiers,…

Questioning the Value of Active Meditation

Questioning the Value of Active Meditation

Many health professionals and others promote meditation these days. Combined with stretching, Instagram is filled with images of attractive people in athleisure attire contorting themselves amid beautiful scenery. The Veteran’s Affairs Administration recommends it.  Your health plan probably does too along with your workplace wellness program. Far be it from me to discourage it. I’m…

When and How To Trust Your Intuition

When and How To Trust Your Intuition

What is the sixth sense? What do you call it when you know something without using your sense of sight, hearing, touch, taste, or smell? This poorly defined other sense has been called the sixth sense, extra-sensory perception (ESP), second sight, psychometry, clairvoyance, precognition, and intuition, among other things. The fact that there are so…