Embarrassingly whacked-out dreams last night. From holding someone hostage to sex with dire repercussions, to runway walking in platform shoes for a lesbian dictator…that was in the first few hours. I woke with loads of energy regardless. Who knows. I stopped trying to analyze them years ago; now they’re just short stories in my journals.
The surprising truth about sleep is how little we know about it’s purpose, but how absolutely crucial it is. I sleep a lot. When i don’t, i look 10 yrs older, and i pretty much hate everything and everybody. Gosh, i wish that were a hyperbolic statement. I do believe my best functioning relationships are the one’s which have let me escape for a 25 minute power nap if the mood suddenly arose. I’m so love-able when i’m rested 😉
And this is somewhat startling. Am I to believe i have loads of toxic build-up? Brains Sweep Themselves Clean of Toxins During Sleep via NPR
The Art of Creative Sleep via Stephen King ‘In both writing and sleeping, we learn to be physically still at the same time we are encouraging our minds to unlock from the humdrum rational thinking of our daytime lives.’ // Side Tangent: Truth be told, never been a fan of his books, despite my acknowledging his utter brilliance. But i also don’t like scary movies. I don’t understand wanting to deliberately introduce fear and anxiety into the body. Yes, it’s ‘make believe’, but the chemical reactions in your body are not. All thought is energy regardless of where it comes from or how it is manifested.
Despite China’s lack of accessibility to Twitter and Facebook, this article and graph depict China as the Internet Sleeping Giant
I love all of these. Time Lapse Photography Catches Couples Dancing as They Sleep
I think I think so much, it exhaust me. The brain drain