Although we may not like to admit it, many of the sleep problems we experience are the result of bad habits and behaviors. Here are the common sleep "mistakes" I see in my practice and their solutions.
This time last year, we had to make a hard choice: say goodbye to one of our dogs. It was not a decision we came to lightly, and one that has, in some way, taken me this long to process. I’m finally ready to talk about the decision publicly, and I think the story fits... Read more »
These days life is moving faster than ever. You’re typing on your laptop, talking to someone on the phone, while having a secondary conversation with someone else physically right in front of you.
The Practice: Relax, you’ve arrived. Why? We spend so much of our time trying to get somewhere. Part of this comes from our biological nature. To survive, animals — including us — have to be goal-directed, leaning into the future. It’s certainly healthy to pursue wholesome aims, like paying the rent on time, raising children... Read more »
I was sweating my way through some overhead presses Monday night, when a curious thing happened: I had upped the load to 170 lbs. after a few trial lifts at lower weights, and actually managed to hoist it up there to a point where I could lock my elbows and take a breath. This is a... Read more »