A Practical New Book for Insomniacs: Master Your Sleep (Guest Post)

More than one third of Americans – over 100 million people – have clinically-diagnosed sleep disorders. What’s happened in our society that makes it so hard for so many to rest properly? There are more folks awake in the middle of the night than we can imagine, tossing and turning, staring at the ceiling, chronically […]

Biosis 30: Communicating Thoughtfully, An MCS Case History & More

  The new issue of our quarterly newsletter Biosis is available online now. In this issue: JoAnne’s Motivational Minute: The Joy of Slow(er) Communication “Today, we’ve still got phones and snail mail. But we’ve also got email, texting, video conferencing and all manner of social media to connect with others. Via phone or computer, we […]

Is Insomnia Harming Your Immune System? (Guest Post)

Marquette La/Flickr   I recently heard a celebrity doctor say 7 hours of sleep per night is ideal; more than that, we are shortening our life spans. But not long after, I read an article in a health journal advising 8 hours of sleep for optimal health. Obviously, there are conflicting views about how much […]