Sleep disorders range in variety and intensity from one person to another. But one thing all sleep disorders have in common…
They are disruptive to your quality of life.
Snoring is just one. And it’s more than annoying. It can cause serious health problems. If you haven’t talked to your doctor yet, you should. In fact, if you snore, it’s an indication that there is a health issue going on already.
There is a lot of information on the web about sleep apnea, so do your research. But my advice would be to talk to a professional about possible cures.
Often when you are stuck in an area of your life, you have to dig deep to find out why you want what you want. This may be a new business idea that you are trying to launch, a new relationship or a new home in a different area from the one you grew up in. It can even something small like choosing what you want for dinner which can keep you stuck if you are trying to be healthy but wanting something that you know shouldn’t be consuming!
When you find out what is accually motivating your choices in life, then you have the power to understand, heal and analyse your choices from a more empowered point of view.
“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”
A lot of us know how to meditate on an area in our lives that we need greater clarity on, and…
If you want to deeply listen to someone else, you first have to be clear on what your inner experience is. You have to connect to the present moment and let your thoughts, judgments and feelings come into your awareness while not attaching to them.
The miracle of listening this way allows the talker to unfold into their own brilliance. Without letting our busy-body minds interfere with their process, an invitation is extended so that Truth may enter.
When Truth enters, healing occurs.
The story and its circumstances are not altered, yet the talker is allowed an opportunity for inner transformation if they are ready for it.
However, as a listener, if we are invested in validating, interjecting and sharing our own ideas about how this story ‘should be’, we block the flow of the miracle.
Yesterday, I mindfully listened to a woman who shared a harrowing and unjust life…
With so many obstacles, happening in rapid-fire succession, followed by more troubling events, I thought I was going to explode!
I started having trouble sleeping. I’d wake up all through the night for no apparent reason.
Next morning, coming too soon, I’m tired and irritable. Stressed & tense, my days were long & difficult. With each cross word I used, I became increasingly angry…by the children running in the house, the noisy neighbors, the dog that won’t stop barking…
We all know sleep is important, but few people realize that not getting enough sleep pretty much neutralizes the benefits of healthy eating and exercise.
Maybe you experience trouble falling asleep and staying asleep. By morning, you feel fatigued and irritable during the day. Often, you feel like you need to nap during the day, or feel more stressed and more down in the dumps than usual.
Instead of making positive, natural changes to our lifestyle and environment we resort to sleeping pills, wake up pills, caffeinated drinks and other stimulants to get us through the day.
Sure, it’s very challenging to find more time for sleep in an increasingly busy world where we’ve more to do and more to think about.
Abusing the sleep-wake cycle over a prolonged period can lead to the onset of insomnia, which has serious health risks.
The good news is that it’s easy to improve the quality of your sleep. Most cases of poor quality sleep and insomnia can be cured using six core steps, as documented in Peter Litchfield’s book Six Steps To Sleep.
Litchfield discovered this methodology during his quest to cure insomnia, a condition that plagued his life for 15 years.
Since following his advice, the quality of my sleep has improved threefold. I feel super-energized having followed his six core steps for the past few weeks, and I’ve recommended the book to a number of friends who are always moaning that they “Didn’t sleep well”.
In addition to the book, which is 100 odd pages of insightful advice and personal research, are three meditation audios designed to train your brain for relaxation and sleep. I won’t get into the technology here, but I love listening to these audios after those long, high-energy days when my mind just won’t settle down.
If you have trouble sleeping, or wouldn’t mind getting improving your sleep and overall health, I highly recommend Six Steps To Sleep.