Say What? You Want Stress!

Aren’t we always reading how bad stress is for us?  How it affects our health, digestion, mood and even our sleep. And yet stress is important for us to function.  Stress is natural, a biological human response that saves us from danger by fighting or...

Look to the light.

What do you do when you wake up in the morning?Linger in bed?  Think about how awful your sleep was?Throw the sheets or pillow over your head hoping to sleep a bit more? Then you get up. What happens next?Head for the washroom?Have a shower?  Wash your...

It’s like a headache

I used to get frequent headaches, in fact, most of them were migraines. Frequently I would reach out for aspirins with codeine – the only thing that worked to get rid of my headaches.  The aspirin never stopped the migraines from happening, they just...

It’s not yours

You say to yourself, oh no, I did not sleep at all last night.And you just wish you had some sleep and now you are feeling so tired and drained.Not an ounce of energy. Not getting sleep makes you feel close to tears and of all days you wanted the strength to deal with...

Bedtime.

The day is ending and heading into evening.  You start to worry, maybe even a bit fearful, about going to bed.You start associating your bed or even your bedroom as an unpleasant place.Afterall it is a source of your pain.And not being able to sleep is...