Low lighting for sleep

02. December 2017 health, sleep spa 0
Low lighting for sleep
The winter has short days with long nights. Bright lights tend to cause sleep problems. Dimming the lighting helps a body to rest better. Quality sleep is more important than playing catch up. Maybe I’ll get the chance to read the following tips from The Ladders: “Your insomnia is killing you, so try this proven ...

Stretching for relief

30. October 2017 health 2
Stretching for relief
Neck and shoulder pain can be relieved with stretches. Part of this is from poor posture but the main cause of my problem is osteoarthritis. One of my orthopedic doctors probably mentioned posture, cold and hot packs, along with stretches. After my own skepticism wore off, I realized he was right. Psst: Frequent interruptions are ...

Living in Da Nile

29. October 2017 health 1
Living in Da Nile
This observation involves my bi-polarized friend that was formally diagnosed professionally (by a doctor) as bipolar. It is a one-sided friendship. I am treated as the enemy, a scape goat, and taken for granted if I allow it. It is no ordinary relationship: A mother, daughter situation. I’m the mother watching my daughter being an ...

Therapeutic Sun Days

04. October 2017 health, therapies 0
Therapeutic Sun Days
Sunshine makes my spirit brigter. Frankly, I’m not concerned about damages because sun exposure is natural heat (I don’t over do it). Vitamin D from nature, food and sunshine, is only one simple way to feel better. Conflicting information exists about so many things. I stopped listening. Rain is music to my ears. That beautiful ...

Bipolar relatives

13. August 2017 health, kindness, therapies 3
Bipolar relatives
I guess we all have a tendency to get loony occasionally. We all susceptible to getting ill too. I’ve noticed laid back passive people can get awfully ill when they’re pushed too far into a corner. Imagine holding back all the irritants until it must explode in bursts of energy. Saving up. I wouldn’t want ...