Sleep Mindset

The term Insomniac Makes It Harder To Recover

The term Insomniac Makes It Harder To Recover

I don’t like the word ‘insomniac’. Why is that? Imagine a person says: I have insomnia. and then I am an insomniac. Do they actually ‘say’ the same thing? I don’t think so.   What do these statements mean? There is a big difference in what those statements mean. As I...

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Acceptance and Insomnia – Mortal Enemies

Acceptance and Insomnia – Mortal Enemies

What is 'acceptance' in the context of insomnia? Acceptance is not resignation. It's not 'putting up with', either. Acceptance (as viewed through both mindfulness approaches and ACT) has two aims: Acceptance of things that are out of our control - things we like and...

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