Seeing my son’s fingers poke through my grasp, the hairs on my arms and behind my neck raised. My chest and face got hot as I began to choke up with tears realizing that not having access to my car that afternoon was the universe looking out for me…That day stripped me of all that self denying. … More How Sleep Machismo Hurts & What To Do About It.
background noise though, keeps the body in subtle a state of alarm. There is primitive programming in our cells that responds to noise as a threat. It receives this stimulation as a signal that it isn’t safe to completely let go of all it’s defenses and drift off safely into sleep. I thought my mind over matter philosophy was working just fine for me until we moved to my current rural area.
tapping into that flow most regularly, I realize, depends most heavily on the quality of my sleep…It is a delicate balance between giving to myself to be my best and giving to those I love to be my best. … More 5 Obstacles to Deep Sleep