Counting Blessings Not Sheep: 7 Easy Steps to Falling Asleep Faster

Ever have difficulty falling asleep? Thoughts whirling around or your body holding on to tension?  Both?  The usual advice doesn't work -- going to sleep later and getting up earlier, exercising more, avoiding large meals later in the day, cutting out caffeine, having a warm glass of milk.  Even counting sheep doesn't help.  (Did it ever?) Quality …

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To Pair or Not to Pair?

When is the last time you redecorated?  Or, for that matter, decorated?  Our aesthetic surroundings have an impact as I was reminded after spending time in taupe and grey office surroundings.  While it's not something I pay much attention to, home is a different matter. There's already lots of vibrant color (no taupe or grey in sight) …

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Be Present, Baby

If you are depressed, you are living in the past.  If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present. ~ Lao Tzu ~~~ More often than not we tend to worry about what's to come, or dwell on something that's already happened.  We …

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