Racing mind distracting you from falling asleep? Waking up in the middle of the night remembering something important you were supposed to do? Your mom’s birthday. Paying your taxes. Follow up from the staff meeting. A creative project you want to start. They all take up space in our awareness. And often it is this uncaptured mess of thoughts that keep us from falling asleep and staying asleep.
I have learned that getting enough sleep is one of my most critical self care habits. If I don’t get to bed early enough, my day is one of overwhelm and ineffectiveness in all aspects of my life- at home, at work, and in my relationships.
Check out the rest of my article on the Yoga Health Coaching Blog: Sleep Like a Baby By Closing Off the Day