Insomnia and Putting Your Finger Up Your Nose

Empaths get worn out easily. Sarah shares her Sunday thoughts with some great links too! ❤

Lemon Shark

Did I say “up”? I meant “on”. Shameful trickery. ThoughtBubble

I have insomnia. I’ve tried everything. And although I (rightfully) complain when I have a cold, I am secretly happy at the end of the day because I get to take NyQuil, which helps me fall asleep.

This time of year can be extra joyful and stressful. So here’s a tip I’m thrilled to share with my fellow insomniacs and stressed-out peeps. Are you ready?

Breathe.

I’m not being cheeky—it’s special breathing.

This special kind of breathing, Pranayama, has been around for thousands of years. I’ve known about it for at least ten years and have used it for calming and de-stressing but I’ve only just started using it at night to fall asleep.

Clearly, I’m not sitting with a straight spine and smiling like you’re supposed to—slumped on my pillow with an I-can’t-sleep frown—and yet, magic! It still works.

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Obsidian – Fire, Water and Earth

Recently, I had a wonderful visit to the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Science in Cambridge with the Society of Children's Writers and Book Illustrators, also known as (SCBWI.) https://www.scbwi.org/ I fell in love with the crystal section. There are so many amazing exhibits: Quartz, smoky Quartz, Precious Opal, Rose Quartz, Amethyst, Beryl, Heulandite, Malachite, Calcite, to … Continue reading Obsidian – Fire, Water and Earth