The word sobriety has a meaning we attribute to not using drugs or alcohol to alter our consciousness. Sobriety can also be applied to how someone is thinking. It’s usually used when someone is thinking clearly- outside of the norm and often in radically different ways. Have you ever used the phrase “well that was sobering!”
That in and of itself is a miracle considering the complexity of processes going on in our bodies at any given moment. When we become ill, whether it’s with ‘a cold’ or a more serious condition like cancer, we suddenly find ourselves in the uncharted territory of the medical system.
Perhaps one of the reason’s that insomnia is so epidemic is that the truth and insights that we deny throughout the day won’t be denied at night.
Seeing what is true to us, what is the greater truth, ignites our capacity to perceive magically.
When the strength of that kind of honest knowing occurs, we enable ourselves to regain our ability to steer our lives through and around the stories we are being asked to believe- that’s practical magic.
Would you believe that a person will die from total lack of sleep sooner than from starvation? Death will occur in about 10 days without sleep, while starvation takes a few weeks. Even though we might be well fed, it’s possible we’re starving for sleep.
During this time of challenge and change, it’s really important when we’re sleeping to actually get rest. Here are some tips.
According to our research it seems there are over 16,000,000 civil cases filed in the state courts in America each year. This is not the total number of lawsuits. In each of these cases one party believes they are “right” and the other part is “wrong”. The ideas of right and wrong are part of the fabric that makes up a civil and just society.
However, what happens when the habit of making something wrong with our physical condition, gets in the way of doing what we need to do to thrive and live?