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Why do we dream and what can we do with dreams?

Dreaming is one of the most mysterious things humans do. No one knows exactly why we dream, but there are a lot of theories about the science behind dreams. There are also a lot of ways to interpret dreams depending on the cultural structure. You can learn to become a lucid dreamer and control your dreams to work through problems and ideas. REM sleep Dreaming is a very strange state where the body is paralyzed, presumably to keep us from getting up and acting out our dreams and hurting ourselves. During dreaming sleep eyes dart around in all directions giving it the name Rapid Eye Movement or REM sleep. The brainwaves during REM sleep resemble waking brainwaves. We often remember...

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How to Get Soft Feet While You Sleep

Dry flakey feet are no fun, and they can hurt when they crack. Whether your feet are sore from winter boots or summer sandals there is a cure for your poor tired feet. It’s important to keep up with foot care not just for looks. Those cracks and peeling skin can become infected. We don’t know how important our feet are until they start hurting. Sleeping seems like a drag sometimes, it takes up almost a third of your life! But you can use all that time to soften up those dry, chapped feet. Without sleep, we cannot function. Sleeping well is a skill that sometimes requires preparation. Our all-natural pillows can help you align your neck and spine for...

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What to Do with Your Hair at Night

We are familiar with hearing about night time beauty care as it relates to skin but what about your hair? If you have long hair or curly hair you have probably had the experience of waking up with a matted bird’s nest on your head in the morning! One solution to your tangled mess is to use one of our soft woven bamboo outer pillow cases. Our natural bamboo pillow case has been tested on dreadlocks with great results. Our bamboo pillow case sleeps cooler than silk pillow cases, but like silk it will not flatten or tangle your hair or dreads. Our designer bamboo fabric pillowcase is removable for washing and is naturally antibacterial and antifungal. Bamboo fabric is...

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Self-Hypnosis for Better Sleep and Positive Selfcare

Self-hypnosis right before bed can help you program your subconscious mind so that it works for you instead of against you. Self-hypnosis can be a wonderful and powerful way to redirect your actions and learn to change bad habits. It is also a great way to program better sleep by suggesting deeper relaxation and sounder sleep. You can program new habits by working with conscious habit changes as well as hypnosis to reinforce your new habit or behavior. So settle into bed with a soothing self-hypnosis audio and your favorite natural pillow and let’s get started. What is hypnosis? The word hypnosis can conjure visions of dramatic stage scenes with people in trances barking like dogs. But in reality hypnosis...

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How to Help Your Teenager Sleep Better

Remember when you could just tuck the kids in at 8 pm and have some “me time”? When your child hits puberty, sleep schedules usually start to change. As your child grows up you might find yourself fighting with them over bed time rules that used to be unquestionable. Younger kids are growing fast and usually get tired early. So it is fairly easy to get them to go to bed at a reasonable hour. The teenage brain is going through important cognitive changes that can require extra sleep. Family stress, relationship stress, and worries about the future can hit teenagers hard. Adequate sleep can help keep stress and depression at bay and keep teens from resorting to stimulants to...

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