Tag: Importance of sleep

  • Dreaming is Like Overnight Therapy

    Dreaming is Like Overnight Therapy

    During the year that we travelled the world as a family, the quality of my sleep improved. You might question why I didn’t declare a more spectacular outcome, maybe to say that it was wonderful? After all, I had left a 25-year stint of the required morning alarm ring behind me. What could have possibly…

  • This Is the Best Way to Have Better Dreams

    This Is the Best Way to Have Better Dreams

    Another reason to focus on the bright side of life and not to dwell in negativity. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! When you close your eyes after a long day, you probably wish you saw yourself winning the lottery, sipping a tropical drink on the beach, or sitting by the fire with that special…

  • What your dreams say about your health

    What your dreams say about your health

    I suppose everything in the body, including the mind is always trying to telling us something. Yet few of us seem to have the sense for listening and interpreting meaning from the messages. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! No, we’re not about to tell you that dreaming of a deep blue ocean means you’re…

  • 4 Ways to Use Your Dreams to Help Your Creativity

    4 Ways to Use Your Dreams to Help Your Creativity

    I don’t have dreams which have me jumping out of bed in the morning brimming with creativity. But I wonder if these techniques will give me a boost nonetheless? Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! All humans dream, and dream researcher, J. Allan Hobson, who studied dreaming for decades concluded that about 80 to 95%…

  • Can Paying Attention to Dreams Increase Creativity?

    Can Paying Attention to Dreams Increase Creativity?

    As we learn more about how the mind works, we realize how much more there is to learn. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! Is there a link between dreaming and creativity? There are anecdotal accounts of creative ideas in science, art, music and literature emerging from dreams. There are also studies showing that people…

  • How to Wake Up To Your Creativity

    How to Wake Up To Your Creativity

    It is so interesting to think that as we dip into deep sleep our brains are doing restorative work that boosts our creativity. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! Sleep is, as ancient maps once labeled uncharted territories, where the dragons be. To go to sleep is to enter a world entirely like our own…

  • Transcript of “How to succeed? Get more sleep”

    Transcript of “How to succeed? Get more sleep”

    A must watch TED talk with the founder of Thrive Global. I especially love the quote, “women are literally going to sleep their way to the top”. Enjoy this Daily Find, love from CW! There is now a kind of sleep deprivation one-upmanship. Especially here in Washington, if you try to make a breakfast date,…

  • A New Theory Linking Sleep and Creativity

    A New Theory Linking Sleep and Creativity

    I have long thought that my sleeping thoughts informed my waking ideas. I guess the lesson of this story is to keep my morning pages by my bedside and write immediately upon getting up, before those fuzzy thoughts of my dreams disappear. Enjoy this Daily Find, love from CW! In 1920, the night before Easter…

  • The search for a bed that is ‘just right’

    The search for a bed that is ‘just right’

    Goldilocks was very tired by this time, so she went upstairs to the bedroom. She lay down in the first bed, but it was too hard. Then she lay in the second bed, but it was too soft. Then she lay down in the third bed and it was just right. Goldilocks fell asleep. Just…

  • Asia is great, when not sleep deprived

    Asia is great, when not sleep deprived

    “Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.”    -William Blake I was lucky enough to experience Asia for the first time when I was just 24 years old. I was so excited to be travelling to such an exotic destination. I was living on the Eastern…