Don’t lose your job or sanity over twitter — Prehospital and Retrieval Medicine – THE PHARM dedicated to the memory of Dr John Hinds

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Managing sleep problems – a medication-free approach (iv) — HealthSkills Blog

The fourth step in learning to sleep well within an ACT framework, is build. My previous posts were: Discover and Accept and Welcome. In build, we’re beginning to build new practices. This is about learning how much sleep you need, and when you need to head to bed and wake up again. I know when […]

via Managing sleep problems – a medication-free approach (iv) — HealthSkills Blog

Managing sleep problems – a medication-free approach (iii) — HealthSkills Blog

More on sleeping the ACT way. Step one was discover – all the things you’re doing to help yourself sleep, but in your attempts to control the uncontrollable (thoughts, feelings, memories, worries, sensations, the environment and so on). And hopefully you’ve seen that these things can be counter-productive. That flash new pillow and bed is […]

via Managing sleep problems – a medication-free approach (iii) — HealthSkills Blog

Managing sleep problems – a medication-free approach (ii) — HealthSkills Blog

Last week I described the “conventional” CBT for insomnia approach (CBTi), but this week I want to introduce an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) approach which is superficially similar to CBTi but holds to some of the fundamental principles of ACT: mindfulness, and letting go of control. As is typical for ACT, there are no […]

via Managing sleep problems – a medication-free approach (ii) — HealthSkills Blog

Managing sleep problems – a medication-free approach (i) — HealthSkills Blog

I’ve recently completed two posts on assessing sleep problems in people experiencing persistent pain, and today I turn my attention to strategies for managing sleep problems – without medication. Why without medication? Because to date there are no medications for insomnia that don’t require a ‘weaning off’ period, during which time people often find their […]

via Managing sleep problems – a medication-free approach (i) — HealthSkills Blog

They are so wrong!

An Op-Ed in the New York Post has lots to say about the motherhood on display at the Grammys. The author criticizes Beyoncé for her “tush-wiggling” and “pagan fertility worship” and finds Adele’s words about her struggles with motherhood “self indulgent.” I think the take home message from the column is supposed to be […]

via New York Post thinks Beyoncé should cover up and Adele shut up. They are so wrong. — Dr. Jen Gunter

#muslimban

Several years ago a young American woman went to Dubai for an adventure. It’s an amazing diaspora and from what I have heard from this woman and others it’s a great place to combine work and adventure and travel. It is a time to be free, to learn about other cultures, and bask in […]

via When a doctor tells you how the travel ban has affected her and you just want to cry — Dr. Jen Gunter