Lauren Roegele got hit by a drunk driver while crossing the road. Her injuries were devastating: Shattered left leg, collapsed lungs, mild concussion and brain injury, a face that required reconstructive surgery and a ton of dental work. But all this was just the tip of the iceberg as she dealt with severe emotional issues arising from PTSD that left her depressed and suffering from chronic pain and fatigue. Eventually this reached a flashpoint and she decided to end her life by the end of the week. But by a stroke of luck she found herself in a yoga class that week. This class provided her space to get in touch with her feelings and the realization that she really wanted to live. That pivotal moment literally saved her life and put her on the road to recovery. Watch this incredible interview and share it with others.
An extraordinary story that brings together two unlikely characters and puts them on a mission to spread the message of the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Even bigger is the subtext of their message: Forgiveness is the only way to find healing.
Love hinders death.
Love is life.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
Everything is, everything exists, only because I love.
Everything is united by it alone.
Love is God, and to die means that I, a particle of love, shall return to the general and eternal source.
Sleep is critical for our well-being. But an increasing number of people struggle with getting proper sleep. Either they are unable to get enough sleep or the quality of sleep is not good. Here are five things you can do to improve sleep:
1. Switch off – Overstimulation and information overload are some key disrupters of sleep. It is important to learn to switch off and unplug. As the day draws to a close dim the lights, amp down the music, disconnect from the Internet, and switch off the TV. Use your smart phone’s “Do not disturb” settings so that the phone does not buzz, ping, beep, or ring at night. If you have sleep issues then you have to go off all stimulants: tea, coffee, alcohol, spicy food, and drugs. If you have to have your tea or coffee then make sure this is consumed no later than early afternoon.
2. Get the sun – Getting enough light during the day is vital for better sleep. When direct sun hits our skin it produces various hormones that regulate our biorhythm. Not only do these improve our mood, they also ensure that we get good sleep at night.
3. Cool off the bedroom – As we enter the deep sleep phase of our sleep cycle, our body temperature drops. If the bedroom temperature is too high or you are too hot inside your blanket then this may interfere with your sleep. Also make sure that there is no TV, laptop, or other distraction in the bedroom and all lights are switched off. Continue reading →
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