CHAPTER 9

Sleepiness, fantasising and physical discomfort

We are now going to turn your attention towards a few other niggles that show up throughout our busyness and often get in the way of being more mindful. In this chapter you will:

  • Understand ways of coping with sleeplessness (insomnia), sleepiness and lethargy.
  • Discover how we tend to try to escape our busy realities via fantasy and daydreaming.
  • Learn how restlessness and sleepiness are often ways of trying to avoid uncomfortable emotions.
  • Learn how you can better cope with common physical aches and pain.

These are wonderful party poopers! They often arrive with boredom … sneaking in when the door is still open. Now, of course we need to clarify that there is absolutely nothing wrong ...

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