Tag Archives: sleep

Thoughtful Moments

Keep a notepad by your bed. If your to-do list keeps you up at night, jotting down those thoughts in a notebook on your nightstand. Getting your worries out of your brain can quite literally put your mind at rest, … Continue reading

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Take a soak. 

Take a soak.  Yes, it may seem like a self-care cliché, but baths come with a variety of mind-body benefits. Hot baths can relax muscles and joints, contribute to mental relaxation, and can help you sleep better, especially when paired with … Continue reading

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Rest, Then a Little Tenderness

My husband wears an expensive anti-snoring device. “Guh-nigh,” he says, mumbling through the mouthpiece — and discomfort — as we settle into bed. His bone-rattling inhalations used to set my teeth on edge. Now, only occasional “breakthrough snores” reach me. … Continue reading

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Beautiful Conversation

I used to lay between cool, clean sheets at night after I’d had a bath, after I had washed my hair and scrubbed my knuckles and finger nails and teeth. Then I could lie quite still in the dark with … Continue reading

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The Retreat

Our bedroom does not invite jumping on the bed, and that’s okay It’s a place to recharge.

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