Anxious? Try This Dream-Based Hack To Crush Your Worries

Anxious? Try This Dream-Based Hack To Crush Your Worries

Your mind is pretty much behaving like a game of Jenga.  Instead of wooden blocks, however, it’s one worry after another that’s stacking up. Up, up, up, the tower of worries go until they eventually come crashing down.  It’s a bad kind of creativity. Instead of coming up with interesting ideas, you’re coming up with…

Sleep Hygiene Should Be Equal To Personal Hygiene

Sleep Hygiene Should Be Equal To Personal Hygiene

“Dirty jobs” and TV’s Mike Rowe have become synonomous over the last 15-plus years. If you’ve flipped through cable TV channels sometime during that time you’ve probably seen Rowe doing all kinds of things. He’s mucked out the bottom of a giant chicken coop. He’s cleaned cow skulls. He’s collected vomit from many different animals.…

Be Your Own Coach

Be Your Own Coach

Whether it’s sleep or some other issue, roll up your sleeves, and get to work on solving it yourself first If a man or a woman has questions and they want answers, what do they do? It depends. There are several things they might do. Exactly what might depend on their personality and what resources…

Try This Next Time You Wake Too Early

Try This Next Time You Wake Too Early

It’s 2 a.m. You don’t have to be up until 6:30 a.m. You figure that’s four long hours away plus 30 minutes. If this goes on for the whole time, what, you wonder, are you supposed to do with yourself until then?  This sucks!  You’re irritated! You may or may not be able to get…

Don’t Let the Perfect Be The Enemy Of The Good

Don’t Let the Perfect Be The Enemy Of The Good

On June 13th, Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke didn’t allow a single Washington National player to reach base — until the seventh inning. If he had kept every opposing player off the bases until the ninth inning, it would have been what’s known as a “perfect game.” The seventh inning is about 3/4ths of the…

How To Use Benadryl as a Sleep Help

How To Use Benadryl as a Sleep Help

Life happens.   The usual way of ensuring you get a good night’s rest should be to be active during the day, get some exposure to the sun, avoid drinking too much coffee, and approaching bedtime with a sense of relaxation. That’s what the best sleepers do.  Unfortunately, sometimes life interferes with the usual way of…

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…

What To Eat Before Bed

What To Eat Before Bed

Bonzo knew what to have before bed. For people, it’s not so simple. This, in a nutshell, is the hungry person’s bedtime dilemma: if he or she eats something too heavy before bedtime, it’s going to sit in the stomach all night like a rock. Yet if the hungry person doesn’t eat anything before bed,…

How To Be A Super Sleeper

How To Be A Super Sleeper

Practice makes perfect.   If it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing well.  The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is practice.  Those are the things people say about getting good at all kinds of activities.   Individually these sayings have been applied to all kinds of sports, art, and games. Sleeping, on the other hand, is viewed as a…