I was watching The Project on Channel 10 tonight and yet again… there was a story about how us humans need our sleep. I always read, watch, or listen to stories about how we need sleep with a bit of a smile. The reason I smile, is mostly because I can’t help but feel a […]
How do you and your partner come to a decision when you don’t agree? It’s a tough task. Not every situation will result in a win-win and there will be many times that one of you does not get what you want. And that just plain sux! Especially when it’s you. John Gottman is a […]
It’s a no brainer
no-brain.er n. Informal Something so simple or easy as to require no thought. That’s what sleeping separately is for some people – an activity/decision/ event/behaviour that requires a minimal amount of thought when deciding if it’s for them. I have spoken with three couples recently who practice ‘sometimes separate sleeping’. Each couple spoke about […]
We need to talk.
How well do you communicate? (this is actually a trick question – don’t answer it) Making the move to sleep separately may require on of those conversations that start with a big, long breath and a pained expression. Even if both parties know it has to happen or even want it to happen, there is […]
The gift of bed.
Tonight, a story to share from a friend of mine. I love this friend dearly and asked her recently to capture for me, part of a recent chapter of her life, as it’s a chapter that has an aspect that’s dear to my heart. This friend’s husband brought their 25 year marriage to an end through his thoughtless and rather selfish […]
As part of the ongoing research for my book, I trawl through many, many websites. Yesterday I was poking around on YouTube and came across a video from The Better Sleep Council that renders my whole thesis and reason for writing redundant. Oops. If only……!!! If only I could have the same the Pollyanna approach to my problems […]