Monthly Archives: December 2018

Are You “Shoulding” on Yourself? Why Resolutions Don’t Work

Woman with Light bulbYou know you’re supposed to make your New Year’s Resolutions now. But think back, how often do you actually stick to those resolutions? Why not?

Are you “Shoulding” on Yourself?

It could be that you are making resolutions that you think you “Should” make, not the ones you truly “Want” to make.

That “should” thing can really get you tangled up because it’s not coming from your heart, it’s coming from a sense of guilt, obligation, fear, wanting to fit in, societal pressure…..you fill in the blanks. Continue reading

Bright Night-time Light Affects Your Sleep

Picture of someone hitting snooze buttonAre you having trouble sleeping soundly all night?

Did you know that exposure to the bright light from your phone and tablet screens can affect your internal body clock – which then affects your sleep? The body has a circadian rhythm that responds to the amount of light you are exposed to. Fifty years ago, we didn’t spend our evenings watching a movie on our laptop or entertaining ourselves with our smartphones. But today, it’s common to catch a movie on your laptop, phone or tablet. The amount of light we were exposed to from a regular TV was much lower than the bright light we receive from our screens. Continue reading