I visited The SisterWives again today to share … well, I’m not really sure how to describe it. It was inspired by memories of when I struggled with Insomnia a few years ago. Step on over, give it a read, and share your thoughts.
I am what you would call empathetic. I will read, discuss, or overhear something that will invariably cycle itself over and over inside my brain as I am trying to find sleep. Most nights my mind is a steady stream of notions that pace themselves with my husbands quiet snoring. So, it is no surprise, that I was able to empathize with the submission we received below from Matticus. For some people the night is a time for rest, rejuvenation, and a time for emotions to re-calibrate; but for others it is a time of anxiety and dread. Do you have trouble with insomnia?
After more than half a year of sleepless nights I found, for me, it was a major contributor to my depression. Learning to turn my empathy into compassion went a long way towards finding sleep again. In other words, I am learning to soothe people in…
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