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Insomnia

Posted by on Jun 1, 2010 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Generally I am a sound sleeper. I found myself the other night, however, wide-awake, and I could not go back to sleep. I started to get frustrated- thinking of the day to come, how much I had to do, and how tired I was going to be if I didn’t fall back asleep.  This of course, was not helpful.  It was, however, an interesting time to observe my mind.  Lying in bed at 4:00am there was nothing else to do.  I was struck by how my mind’s tendency to jump to the future (the next day and how I would feel) was creating stress and anxiety in my body, which in turn was keeping me awake. The Mind and the Future When the mind creates a stressful version of the...

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