Falling Asleep: an Indirect Approach

Last night, I woke up in the middle of the night when I heard my daughter crying. She was back asleep in minutes; I was not. I "tried" to go back to sleep. I squeezed shut my eyes and attempted to push away thoughts which seemed stressful like mapping out my day's schedule. Yet I could not will myself asleep. I noticed that by "trying" to go to sleep, I was tightening around my eyes, my jaw, and pulling my shoulders in. (This is what happens when we fixate on any one thing.…continue reading →
Pulling an all nighter at work just got…

Pulling an all nighter at work just got…

…easier? A little weirder? More likely to be strangled by computer power cords as you sleep? A friend sent me this blurb, which is advertised under the heading “Future of Home Living.” Just when you thought that work/life separation couldn’t be any less separate.continue reading →