Posts Tagged: sleep

Winter Checklist: 6 Ways To Feel Your Best All Winter Long

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first snowfall

  Once again, it’s time to post a winter checklist of all the things I have pulled together over the years to keep me feeling my best during the darkest month of the year. With Winter Solstice last weekend and Christmas, Kwanzaa and Winter Holidays this week… this is the perfect time to make sure… Read more »

7 Ways To Improve Your Health Even During Times Of Stress

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Man's Search For Meaning

  I received a wonderful question from a reader recently. She asked me: “How do you remain hopeful even during times of immense stress?”   This is such a good question and one that I thought about for many days.   Here is the list I came up with of real-life strategies that I use… Read more »

10 Things I’m Doing Now To Prepare For Fall

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Ahhh… fall. How I love you!!!   The cooler mornings. The walks outside. Leaves swirling through the air. My children laughing as they spend more time outside than ever before. Oh, but how you hold a dark secret inside of you.   You don’t fool me for one instant… I know that the cooler mornings… Read more »

Sleep Deprivation Found To Increase Weight After Only A Few Days

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sleep is important for health and healing

  A new study, recently published in SLEEP last month (July 2013) found that folks gained a significant amount of weight after only 5 days of poor sleep.   Previous studies have shown a link between poor sleep and weight gain, but this is the first study where participants slept in-house in a sleep facility… Read more »

Poor Sleep Linked to Alzheimers: 9 Ways To Fix It.

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sun at dusk

For ages and ages, human beings followed the rhythm of the sun… going to sleep when the sun went down and rising with the sun in the morning. Our circadian rhythm was in concert with the earth and ensured that we got deep, restorative sleep in order to face the next day.   These days,… Read more »

My newest children’s book…

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I am so very happy and proud to reveal the cover of my newest children’s book Together We Sleep. This is a book I not only wrote and illustrated, but I lived. Though parenting books written by Dr. Sears and other attachment parenting leaders are full of advice on co-sleeping, there isn’t one single picture… Read more »