4 quick sleep tips per Dr. Amen

These are 4 things I recall from Dr. Amen’s audiobook… Refrain from drinking coffee or any caffeinated drinks (or food) after 1pm. About an hour before sleep, dim the lights if possible or stay in a dark room to prepare yourself for snoozing. Only go to bed when you are drowsy.  Otherwise, get up and […]

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May the road rise up to meet you.
May the wind always be at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face,
And rains fall soft upon your fields;
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the palm of His hand.

Irish Blessing

Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain; and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.

Dale Carnegie, How To Win Friends And Influence People

When the new Receiver failed, the memories that she had received were released. They didn't come back to me. They went...

I don't know, exactly. They went to the place where memories once existed before Receivers were created. Someplace out there - . . . And then the people had access to them. Apparently that's the way it was, once. Everyone had access to memories.

It was chaos... They really suffered for a while. Finally it subsided as the memories were assimilated. But it certainly made them aware of how they need a Receiver to contain all that pain. And knowledge.

The Giver, page 131, written by Lois Lowry