A simple start of the day

I woke early again, something that used to aggravate me. Now I see it as a perfect reason to reflect on how much I have changed in the ways I start my day. I used to wake up with the compulsion to read either the news or the Twitter feed. I do neither, now (funny how just writing this makes …

The walk that felt like 1000

Earlier this week I went out for the first time after recovering from the flu. It was a simple walk, just a short stroll down the lane and to the shopping center nearby. I bought cheese. I walked home with lightness in my step. I loved every single moment of it. The wind was in my hair, the sun was …

Rest is sacred

I am sick in bed now, and earlier today I thought: “oh, I am getting up and then I will go to my office and sort out the mess in my drawers!” It cost me a lot of effort to lie back in the pillows and play a game before taking a nap. It is easy to do that because …

Sleep made simple

For the past fifteen years or so I have been an insomniac. My sleep patterns were very erratic. Some nights I only fell asleep in the wee hours of the morning, others I fell asleep very early and then woke at 3 am. I have started to track sleep using a Fitbit and sometimes just looking at the stats made …