If you're like me, sometimes you find it difficult to fall asleep at night. Whether it's because of constant worrying, aches, pains, or other reasons, insomnia or simply trouble getting to sleep can result in exhaustion, irritation, and trouble concentrating during the day. In the long run, recurring issues with falling asleep can result in … Continue reading Weird Tricks That Really Do Help You Fall Asleep
I used to think nothing could go wrong in my life as long as I was in the bed. I felt safe there. Surely nothing bad could happen as long as I was asleep. I wouldn’t get any rejection letters. I wouldn’t mind that no one but telemarketers ever called the house. I couldn’t burn … Continue reading Fatigue & Depression
Mental health issues come with a wide array of issues that aren't exactly in the job description. Issues with your job, relationships, and overall wellness can arise. Sleep is also one of them. We all need sleep. Most of the time we are advised to get between 6-8 hours of sleep per night. Many people … Continue reading Sleep: Another problem for mental health sufferers
“Normal is Illusion. What is normal for the spider is chaos for the fly.”
I had discovered my best means of escape: under the covers within four silent walls.
Did you know that it’s important for kids to have a continence sleeping times? Well, it is!
Haven't we all been told since we were knee-high to a grasshopper to make sure we take our vitamins every day? Sometimes we were even excited to get ahold of a Flintstones vitamin, the chewable kind we convinced ourselves were a little like candy? But what about now, now that we're older and have different … Continue reading Health and Hope
Here are 5 things that I do every night that affect my sleep...
NS-RED is considered to be a sleep disorder in which people eat while they are asleep. People with this disorder might eat in bed or they roam through the house raiding the kitchen.
For the month of May, Defying Shadows will be joining the Mental Health Awareness Month by sharing a post daily on a different type of Mental Illness or "Shadow" that people commonly struggle with. Join us in creating awareness and working to end the stigma that goes with these topics! Today we have Alex Newton … Continue reading #MentalHealthMonth| Insomnia