It’s when you put your self-knowledge into deliberate action that you’ll see the most powerful impact on your health, performance, and well-being. There’s almost nothing you undertake in your waking life that isn’t affected by your chronotype, from your sex life to your diet to your ability to be a top performer in your career. Living in better alignment with your chronotype can help you do everything better and enjoy everything more. The research keeps accumulating, delivering more scientific detail and insight about how biological time affects health, mood, and behavior. … [Read more...] about Tips for Great Sleep in the New Year
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Body temperature stays elevated for about four hours after you finish exercising. A higher body temperature can interfere with your ability to sleep. What does body temperature have to do with sleep? As your body prepares itself for sleep, you experience a drop in core body temperature—a drop that begins in the late afternoon. Falling core body temperature contributes to feeling drowsy. Exercise too close to bedtime can reverse that downward shift in body temp, and keep you awake. For all chronotypes, it’s a good idea to avoid everything but the gentlest forms of exercise—light stretching, relaxed yoga, and after-dinner stroll—within 3-4 hours of bedtime. … [Read more...] about Exercise and Its Benefits for Sleep
I think it’s important that we reflect on the important nature that fiction plays in our lives.“Fiction can impact how we see the world. It is a way to experience new things. Criminal Minds is more than just a show. For many it is the first introduction they have ever had to misophonia. For sufferers, it’s scary because we worry that people will associate our very real pain with criminals. While there might be anger and frustration, for the most part, we are individuals that are hurting. We want to be heard, and we want our experiences to be shown accurately. … [Read more...] about Misophonia Was on Criminal Minds?
JAMIE MARICH: The client and therapist talk about something and the therapist asks the client the level of distress around the issue, from 0 to 10. After doing some of the stimulation, the therapist asks, “What are you noticing now?” as opposed to “What are you thinking about now?” We want to be open to the full range of your experience. Some people will give us the thought that’s on their mind. But if what you’re noticing is that your chest is on fire, tell us that because that means your body is giving you that information. The magic EMDR phrase is “Go with that” because we want you to be able to be with that but then keep allowing more to be revealed. At the end of the session, we ask the level of stress again, with the idea that the number goes down. … [Read more...] about How Do You Heal Core Trauma?