Longing for Sleep

My sleep habits changed this year and it’s been a very challenging life change.  I have always been someone who filled my schedule.  I want to do and see everything.  I like being busy.  It’s one of the areas Matt, my boyfriend, and I differ.  I like to get up early and go, go go throughout the day, planning activities for almost every minute.  Matt, on the other hand, appreciates time to relax.  I’ve always laughed in the face of relaxing.  In the past, four days a year of good R&R were enough for me.

But when I started not getting good zzz’s that all changed.   In my exhaustion I needed more down time.  It wasn’t a choice.  I’d fall asleep doing things or be so exhausted I couldn’t enjoy them.  I started drinking caffeine.  It seems like I should say that with a whisper because if you know me, you know I really don’t drink anything caffeinated.  At least I […]

Longing for Sleep 2014-08-04T18:02:20+00:00

Stress Keeping You Up At Night?

The other day while riding the stationary bike at the gym, literally getting nowhere fast, I was reading an article about how to reduce stress.  Conveniently I was multi-tasking because the pile of health and fitness magazines that were stacking up on my desk were starting to stress me out.  I chuckled to myself.
Whenever I read something about stress it only makes me laugh because it tends to produce more stress, since stress is never beneficial or healthy.  I’ve never read an article that highlights the benefits of stress and how it improves your life.  But a little side note in this article was helpful.
Stress Keeping You Up At Night? 2017-09-12T19:31:34+00:00