The Connection Between Perfectionism and Sleep
So many of us are striving for perfection. The perfect house, the perfect job, the perfect family, the perfect life. The only problem is that life is rarely perfect! It is often messy and complicated which leaves us...View Episode
How to Keep Stress From Taking Over Your Sleep
We all get triggered sometimes. Look at it this way, if life never has the opportunity to stress you out, then you are likely dead! Besides, do you really want a colorless, uneventful life where nothing ever happens?...View Episode
Is Insomnia Ruining My Health?
It is common for people to fear that insomnia is "ruining" their health. We are told repeatedly by the media that we HAVE to get 7 to 9 hours of sleep a night or we risk Alzheimer's, cancer, heart disease (all the...View Episode
I Do Everything I'm Supposed To & I Still Can't Sleep!
Sometimes we "do all the stuff" everything we "should" do - meditation/mindfulness, yoga, breathwork etc etc and yet we STILL experience insomnia and anxiety. Why would this be? We are a success, goal driven culture...View Episode
Could Insomnia Be Your Dark Night of the Soul?
It's always darkest before the dawn. There is light at the end of the tunnel. What doesn't kill you makes you stronger. There are many ways to describe the struggle we endure, a time when everything feels hard and...View Episode
What is Yes And Theory & How Can It Help With Insomnia?
In a new environment this wk as a little kitten has taken over my office!🤣 As a society, we are taught to view insomnia almost as a disease, some inexplicable disorder that is happening to us and must be erradicated!...View Episode
I Can't Sleep! Should I Get Up or Stay in Bed?
CBTi says get up. ACTi says stay in bed. So What should you do? The answer is different for everyone. While CBTi can be very helpful for clients who have a tendency to spend large amounts of time in bed chasing sleep,...View Episode
Should I Wear a Sleep Tracker?
Boy is this a controversial one! Not as charged as some of the nutritional conflicts out there (thank goodness!) but in the sleep world its up there! The problem with strong opinions is they don't leave room for other...View Episode
What is the Cause of Insomnia?
There can actually be many reasons for insomnia and the underlying cause can be different for each person. This is where differential diagnosis comes in. Say the average person has trouble sleeping. They might start...View Episode
Are All Your Sleep Efforts Pushing Sleep Further Away?
In dating, we all know that you can’t force someone to be with you. When you over try you only come off as desperate and end up scaring people away. Interestingly enough, these dating principles also apply to sleep....View Episode
How to Fall Asleep Fast - Is This Goal Sabotaging Your Sleep?
Did you know that it can take the average person up to 30 minutes to fall asleep and that waiting for sleep to come is completely normal? It's not as simple as flicking off a light switch. It takes our bodies TIME to...View Episode
OCD & Insomnia- Are You Trying Too Hard?
So many of us want to WIN at life, health and sleep that we often put unwittingly put pressure on activities that are meant to be passive. This unnecessary pressure takes a mindful, life giving practice, and distorts...View Episode