Sleep: Balance vs. Imbalance

Sleep is your body’s simplest hack of bringing itself back to balance. Deep, restorative sleep repairs your torn tissues, helps your muscles grow, consolidates your memory, helps your nerve cells branch out, helps synthesize essential proteins and hormones, and reduces your sensitivity to pain. No wonder you want to sleep when you are tired, worried,Continue reading “Sleep: Balance vs. Imbalance”

Trouble Getting Sleep?

Sedatives are not the answer. A sedative is like a sledgehammer that tries to beat your body into submission. Sedatives can offer temporary assistance, but will throw your body further off balance for the next day. And it will keep getting worse every day. Counting sheep? Restful sleep comes when your natural sleep-inducing mechanisms areContinue reading “Trouble Getting Sleep?”