It Hit Me Like a Ton of Bricks

It Hit Me Like a Ton of Bricks

                        The expression “It hit me like a ton of bricks” means that some thought took you by surprise, or caught you unawares. My idea for The Proper Pillow definitely hit me like a ton of bricks. Here is an excerpt from my book, […]

Gravity and Sleep Injuries

Gravity and Sleep Injuries

Throughout your day, gravity pushes on your whole body, constantly. You actively resist gravity all day long by consciously walking upright, standing straight and holding your head up.  Gravity works against you when you sleep, too, aggressively trying to crumple you up into a ball. The difference is, while sleeping, you cannot actively resist it. Gravity is why it’s so easy […]

Part 6 Common Sleep Injuries: Hip Injuries

Part 6 Common Sleep Injuries: Hip Injuries

Hip injuries are the trickiest of common sleep injuries, because you will often feel pain in another part of your body. The lower back is most often the scapegoat. For instance, what you think is a lower back injury can turn out to be Piriformis Syndrome. A chiropractor can accurately determine if the cause of […]