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How to Fix Non-Restorative Sleep – Benefit from Sleep’s Healing Power

Suffering from non-restorative sleep problems? Restorative sleep is one of your most important healing practices and needs to be cultivated and supportedIn our busy lives, we have to schedule important appointments, or they won’t get done. Are you putting YOURSELF on your schedule and honoring that designated time? It’s important to do so. One of the critical things to prioritize is sleep. However, many people have fallen into a non-restorative sleep pattern. Let’s review how you can reboot and get out of the non-restorative sleep habits you may have developed…

Have you fallen into a non-restorative sleep pattern? Sleep may be a top priority, but your body and mind just won’t let you fall asleep or stay asleep all night long. Is there anything you can do about it? YES!

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Sleep Like a Baby: 7 Simple Sleep Tips That Work!

You can sleep like a baby, waking up rested and refreshed, despite a demanding life, when you mindfully make these 7 sleep tips a priority and routine.Nothing is as peaceful or sweet as a tiny baby sleeping in his or her crib.  When babies are deeply asleep, nothing disturbs them. Do you sleep like a baby? Is it possible for you to sleep that soundly again?

As sleep expert James Maas, Ph.D., author of Sleep for Success and Power Sleep says, “When it comes to getting rest, adults should do things more like infants do. Adults are always trying to work both ends of the clock, staying up late, getting up early. They treat sleep as a luxury and it is not. It’s a necessity and babies already know that.”

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End Sleepless Nights to Improve Your Health, Longevity and Happiness

The first step to ending sleepless nights is to understand our sleep cycle, learn why we need sleep and how we can support our body’s attempts to sleep.  “Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.” ~ Thomas Dekker

Humans NEED to spend a lot of time sleeping. According to some statistics, the average person spends about 26 years sleeping, over a lifespan of 79 years. However, we also spend 7 years trying to get to sleep. That’s a lot of lost sleep!  It’s not uncommon to have a few sleepless nights, now and then. And you’ll be able to function still. But a cycle of sleepless nights will adversely impact your life! The secret we all want to know is how to easily get to sleep and stay asleep, so we perform at our best.

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Follow Your Own Path — How to Step Forward with Confidence, Despite Fears

As you follow your own path, you will experience internal and external resistance, but you can learn to tolerate fear and turn it to your advantage… As you follow your own path, you will experience internal and external resistance, but you can learn to tolerate fear and turn it to your advantage…“If the path before you is clear, you’re probably on someone else’s.” ~ Joseph Campbell.

Do you have a strong urge to follow your own path? It’s an innate desire to express ourselves as individuals. And, in fact, your family and community need you to show up as your authentic self. However, is it sometimes a struggle? Can you relate to this woman’s experience…

“By the time I was 35, I expected, as did my mama, that I would be married, working a part-time job and raising a family. Instead I’m living with a cat, trying to make a living as a self-employed life coach and I absolutely love it! I didn’t take the path all of my siblings did. I didn’t follow in daddy’s footsteps. I didn’t go to college. All those were someone else’s dreams, not mine. Did I meet resistance from family and friends? YES! Did I experience terror at times? YES! But that fear was exhilarating to me, not a roadblock.”  

Whoa…did you come to a screeching halt at the last sentence, “fear exhilarated me”? Can fears be exciting? Aren’t fears always scary? What can you do if your fears stop you from stepping forward because they feel insurmountable?

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Afraid to Choose Your Path? The Surprisingly Easy Way to Embrace It Is…

Learn to be comfortable in your own skin as you choose your own path using the Stepping Forward Program.“We’re not lost. We’re just headed somewhere different.” ~ Emily X.R. Pan

Who am I, where am I. and how did I get here? These are questions we ask when we begin Stepping Forward into the life we want to create. However, I have to be honest with you… it’s likely you’ve been conditioned by your stories and limiting beliefs to believe in an inauthentic version of yourself. Yes, your true self may be buried so deeply she’s a total stranger to you. That’s why I want to share with you a way for you to .choose your path, while still maintaining a feeling of control and anticipation. And I promise it’s going to be easier than you think.

First off, know that it’s normal to feel resistance, because you’re leaving a path that you’ve been on for possibly decades. For some this will be very difficult. I”m happy to see that the women I’ve been working with lately have a little bit of a RENEGADE in them. Is that true of you, too?

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