Viewing post #247131 by bsavage

You are viewing a single post made by bsavage in the thread called Being Open.
Jun 2, 2010 1:31 AM CST
Name: Brenda
Dolores, Colorado
Alma, I love that message too. I think it is quite brilliant!

At this time of night, if I can't sleep, either I don't fight it (which often seems to be the best answer)... so I get up and find inspiration, solace, friendship, or whatever with my friends online, or I try the following: when I still want to sleep, I use an old technique... first, I probably can do nothing about whatever my brain has latched onto *in the middle of the night*. Second, I remind myself that I am better, stronger, smarter on full sleep. Third, I visually/mentally take each thing that is making my brain work overtime and put them in a virtual paper bag. I fill the bag and mentally put it at the foot of my bed, It will all be there for me tomorrow, when I am stronger for having slept. Sometimes, I find yoga breathing to be helpful. Sounds silly, but putting your concerns in a virtual paperbag (and closing it until morning) really works for me.


« Return to the thread "Being Open"
« Return to Being Open. forum
« Return to the Life Transitions cubit homepage

Life Transitions

Open, kind, loving and safe discussion of any and all of our life changing events, from economically driven changes (both good and bad), to marriage, children, divorce, friendships (new, old, or lost), love, aging, death, birth and rebirth.

» Home
» Forums

Cubit owner: bsavage