Herbalism Support for Falling & Staying Asleep

Herbalism Support for Falling & Staying Asleep

Why think of herbalism for falling & staying asleep?* What happens regularly gets normalized. Many people normalize sleep deficiency, yet even minor sleep disturbance makes a big difference in quality of life. Sufficient sleep can make or break the energy you need...

How Herbalism Supports Sleep

How Herbalism Supports Sleep

What do you think of when you think about herbalism and sleep? I find many people don’t realize that plant remedies have a huge array of ways that can support different facets of sleep. I’m an herbalist and psychotherapist who has been supporting people with sleep for...

Cuing for Sleep

Cuing for Sleep

In an earlier post, I wrote about putting yourself to sleep, where I described an ideal arc of an entire day that sets someone up for quality sleep. Now I want to zoom into the evening time for what I call cuing for sleep. Sticking with ideals here, let’s say you’ve...

Pleasure Goes With Sleep

Pleasure Goes With Sleep

Pleasure can be a form of nourishment, and your nourishment picture is related to how well you’re able to sleep. I hope by the time you finish reading this post you’ll consider pleasure as a crucial factor in your nightly restoration. The word, pleasure, often...

What’s so deep about sleep?

What’s so deep about sleep?

Many people don’t know just how much is both at stake and afforded from their quality and amount of sleep. When I learned about the intricacies of what that happens while we’re sleeping, I was fascinated and motivated to improve mine. And as my sleep and quality of...

Surrender & Sleep

Surrender & Sleep

Sleeping is partially about surrender. To let go and be in what’s naturally there can mean heavy limbs. It can mean being away from stimulation and into a sweet stillness. Sometimes it’s like floating. Sometimes it’s like flying. But there tends to be a...

Putting Yourself to Sleep, Instead of ‘Going to Sleep’

Putting Yourself to Sleep, Instead of ‘Going to Sleep’

Sometimes we think about sleep as something we simply do. Go to bed. Go into the bedroom and poof! Sleep.  Nope, not always.  In supporting folks with their sleep woes, I have noticed a need for a paradigm shift in the way many people conceptualize this life-giving,...