insomnia curse

Insomnia interferes with a lot in your life, but it is also a great way to get to know yourself (as I experienced). As such it is a blessing disguised as a curse. I have a long history of “Lack of Sense of Self.” I had over 20 years of insomnia, and in time thankfully…

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Insomnia interferes with a lot in your life, but it is also a great way to get to know yourself (as I experienced). As such it is a blessing disguised as a curse. I have a long history of “Lack of Sense of Self.” I had over 20 years of insomnia, and in time thankfully…

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I caught myself – it was only a split second – but I caught myself thinking- or was it a feeling?- yes almost a feeling. It was such an internalized thought that it was almost a feeling…I caught myself feel-thinking, somewhere in the back of my head, almost unnoticeable but I did notice it because…

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Survival in a lion cub is an instinct that he blindly follows using all his power and flexibility to not end up as a prey to other predators in the food chain we are all part of. What makes us human beings believe that we can do with less? Imagine you would put all that jungle power behind…

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The moment of deciding to go to bed at night brings about mixed feelings for me.  On the one hand I’m looking forward to throwing off my day clothes that are filled with the vibes of work and sneaking into the fresh clean sheets to let my mind dissolve into the black nothingness of the…

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(This blog was written on the 15th of December 2011 in response to an article in USAToday, ‘Building Champions’. The paper was of that day.) I can’t emphasize enough the importance of having a Healthy Sense of Self in reaching the top level in athletics. Practice (and training) makes perfect; but over-training leads to compulsion, which in the…

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Last night I couldn’t sleep.  My husband has no problems at all.  When his head touches the pillow, he is already off to his own unknown territory of oblivion. As his massive strong muscles relax one by one, they send a ripple of motion through the mattress of the already wiggly hotel bed. Even if…

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