Cure distraction with rest

Cure distraction with rest

Distraction is everywhere and the cure is mental rest. Social scientists, psychologists, and productivity experts are gathering data on our distracted culture. Our digital world, overwhelm, free-floating anxiety or even anxiety over reasonable concerns generate...
Mother’s Day gift idea – sleep in

Mother’s Day gift idea – sleep in

Here’s a free idea for a Mother’s Day gift idea: let mom sleep in I can recall so clearly preparing my Mother’s Day gift. It was never a truly original idea. Flowers from the garden, a hand-made card with an original poem. And always a suggestion from my...
Sleeping with your pet

Sleeping with your pet

Should you be sleeping with your pet? Have you ever done it before? All night? Just a nap? Do you have a fond (or not-so-fond!) memory of sleeping with your pet? April 11 is National Pet Day. We love our pets and there are times inviting them into our beds is...
Father’s Day, Count Your Blessings

Father’s Day, Count Your Blessings

  You can read my latest Huffington Post blog in honor of Father’s Day here. It’s all about what happens when dad tucks you in…more than you’d think! Meanwhile, for Throwback Thursday, a post about gratitude at bedtime from 2015. Here’s a...
Memorial Day, Sleep, and Vacation

Memorial Day, Sleep, and Vacation

In the US, Memorial Day tends to be the summer kickoff day. Vacation – and summer sleep challenges – are around the corner. Here’s how to manage staying on your sleep schedule during post-Memorial Day vacaion fun. Memorial Day has somber and...