Many of my clients ask “How can I wake up from sleeping and still feel exhausted in the morning?” Sleep studies have shown that lack of sleep contributes to increased health risks such as heart attack, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and obesity.
When you hear the song by Cat Stevens (aka Yusuf Islam) from the 1970’s, there are lyrics that say, “Sweet the rains new fall, sunlit from Heaven, like the first dewfall on the first grass, Praise for the sweetness of the wet garden,”
This year, I made a promise to myself that I will do less to enjoy the holidays more. This also means decorating the house earlier in the season even if I don’t feel it’s too early. There have been years when I decorated later in December and felt I didn’t enjoy the holidays as they passed too quickly.
Did you know that your body knows how to take care of itself? It is like a mechanical machine that knows when something is not operating properly, it sends signals to the brain to indicate where it needs attention. By ignoring the body’s signals and thinking it will go away, is one option to see what happens. When you ignore your body’s signals over long periods of time, or you do not think you need to pay attention, your body creates inflammation in organs which cause pain or left to its own, will cause you to experience unnecessary ailments and increased medical expense.