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Struggling to Sleep without Western aids? Eastern Secrets Inside

If you’re worried and you can’t sleep… 

Have a nightcap to unwind! Take some cough medicine. Eat a second helping. Pace the hallway. Squeeze your eyes shut. Give your social media one final scroll.

Right?

For a need that all humanity has in common, there are some pretty common misconceptions about sleep, how to get it, and what it looks like when it’s healthy. And frankly, most of the advice is Western-leaning.

6 Tummy-Turning Reasons to Get Serious About Sleep

It’s considered the hallmark of adulthood: “I’m so tired.” 

Nap culture, staying-in-on-a-Friday culture, bragging-about-how-little-sleep-you-got culture is rampant in 2019. But have you ever thought about how your REM cycle affects your gut culture?

Science is beginning to wake up to the relationship between your gut microbiome and the quality and quantity of sleep you’re getting. If there is a gut-brain axis, and your gut health can affect anything from your ADHD condition to the eczema on your skin, why shouldn’t sleep factor into your overall digestive health?

Are You a Self-Identified “Weeper”? Don’t Stop Now!

Everyone’s metric for a “reasonable” occasion for tears is different, but there is one commonality — if there is a reasonable time to cry, there’s also an unreasonable time. 

You probably have a metric yourself, if you really think about it…

Death of a loved one? Definitely. Let go from your job? Shed a few tears, it’s okay. Going through a breakup? Most of us agree that’s as good a time as any for tears.

How to Rock Your Own World on Valentine’s Day

Although it’s been long debunked that Valentine’s Day is not, in fact, a candy-company holiday but a bona-fide romance-fest. There are many legends regarding why, perhaps the most common story featuring a priest named Valentine who would marry young couples in secret to save the men from going to war.

So by the 1700s, commercial cards were being sold for Valentine’s Day and everyone was encouraged to find a date, so that you’re not caught celebrating alone.

Quelle catastrophe.

Dr. Pedram Shojai

NY Times Best Selling author and film maker. Taoist Abbot and Qigong master. Husband and dad. I’m here to help you find your way and be healthy and happy. I don’t want to be your guru…just someone who’ll help point the way. If you’re looking for a real person who’s done the work, I’m your guy. I can light the path and walk along it with you but can’t walk for you.