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...

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...

Really, being grateful helps with sleep.

I think it goes without saying that we will be so thankful to see the last of 2020.It really has rocked most of us like nothing we have ever experienced.Oh the stories we will tell the next generation in 20 years from now on how we lived through a pandemic.And that is...

Stay in or get up?

Now what? You get into bed and before you know it, you fall sound asleep.  And then 3 hours later you are wide awake. Perhaps you find yourself muttering why? Or saying to yourself…..NO don’t wake up!But then you do. There you are wide awake and...

How much sleep do you get

It is common to read that the expert recommendation for the amount of sleep we need is anywhere from 6 to 8 hours or maybe even 9 hours a night.I find this interesting because of the way sleep is actually calculated.  For example, you go to bed at 11 and wake up...