Recent research tells us that a good night’s sleep helps us appreciate our partners. We express more gratitude. We are more accommodating.
So, the next step is how to get that good night’s sleep. Tim Ferriss tells us how …
that good sleep makes our”God, what a beautiful beach. Calm. Nice translucent turquoise water. I should really go back to Thailand. I wonder what time it is in Thailand. But… why is there a mangy German Shepherd on my beach? Orange collar. That makes no sense. Kind of looks like John’s dog. Actually, I owe John a call. F*ck. Did I put his birthday party in the calendar? Birthdays and clowns. Clowns?! Why the hell am I thinking about clowns???”
And so my internal dialogues continues until 3, 4, or even 6 a.m., rotating through images, ideas, commitments, anxieties and fantasies.
I have insomnia. Horrific onset-insomnia that also afflicts my father and my brother. It’s not because we’re stressed out, it’s not because we’re not tired — it’s because we just can’t freaking fall asleep.