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The Magic Ice Cream Palace

The Magic Ice Cream Palace is a story I tell my son. His name is Manuel. However when he was an infant learning words he couldn’t pronounce his name… hence he called himself Wawa. To this day it remains his nick name. Baby Love is my daughter (Jada Love). She loves her brother. Her first… Read more »

Caveman Insomnia

Insomnia is common. Insomnia is experienced in about 40 percent of the industrialized population. And 90 percent of people have had a bout of insomnia during life-stress events, the other 10 percent are in denial. Denial? Like the pot belly guy at the gym that walks by a mirror, sucks in his belly, and gives… Read more »

Mindfulness Links

In several posts and in The Sleep Diet I discuss the power of Behavioral Sleep Medicine. I find the concepts of Sleep Restriction, Stimulus Control, and Sleep Hygiene to be most effective when coupled with Relaxation Therapy. Mindfulness is a very effective method of developing the relaxation response. Here are some YouTube links that I… Read more »

Get Oversleep

Hello!  I’m so excited to share an amazing opportunity with you all!  In a few days, I will auction off a signed copy of The Sleep Diet, a Novel Approach to Insomnia, with a chance to meet the author, Dr. Jose Colon.  The auction will be hosted through GetOversleep ( on Thurs January 23 to January 30, 2014. All… Read more »

Explaining Narcolepsy

Explaining Narcolepsy to others can be a challenge. This Narcolepsy 1-2-3 is designed to help educate friends, family, and coworkers about Narcolepsy. Narcolepsy 1 Narcolepsy 2 Narcolepsy 3