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If You Wake Up At The Same Time Every Night? This Might Be Why!

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“Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.” Thomas Dekker

 

Do you find yourself waking up at the same time every night without an alarm clock? If so, it might be a sign that you need to pay attention to. You have different types of energies flowing through your body that you may not be aware of.

The Chinese Organ Body Clock works on the premise that chi or qi moves through the body at different times during the day and night. Chi moves from one body system to another to maintain health and wellness. This cycle takes 24 hours and each system is given 2 hours of chi ‘charge’ time.

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Therefore, if there is a blockage that impedes the flow of energy from one organ to organ or one system to system, that blockage could be forcing you to wake up at the same time during the night. Physical, mental, and emotional problems can all create blockages, and knowing what might be wrong can help you deal with the problem and ensure you have a great nights sleep again.

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Trouble sleeping between 9:00pm and 11:00pm

Going to sleep between 9pm and 11pm is the typical bedtime for most people. If you are having difficulty falling asleep during this time it could be a sign of excess stress and worries from during the day. Positive affirmations, meditation, or relaxation exercises are highly recommended to help you get a good nights sleep.

Waking between 11:00pm and 1:00am

According to the Chinese body clock, it is during this time of the night and early morning that the energy meridian of the gall bladder is active. Waking up at this time frame can be associated with emotional disappointment. Try to be more accepting and forgiving of yourself and others in order to help you to get back to sleep.

Waking between 1:00am and 3:00am

It is during this time that Chinese medicine has associated with the energy meridian of the liver. If you find yourself regularly waking up between 1am and 3am, it can be associated with the emotions of anger and excess yang energy. Try taking more ownership of any situation that might be causing you to feel angry or frustrated in order to help you sleep peacefully throughout the night.

Waking between 3:00am and 5:00am

I find myself waking up during this time. After some research, I discovered that waking up between 3am and 5am is associated with the energy meridian that runs through the lungs and the emotion of sadness. To help myself get back to sleep during this time, I usually practice a few relaxing minutes of deep breathing exercises.

I also discovered that waking up between 3am and 5am could also be a sign alerting you to pay more attention to messages that are being sent to you to follow your passion and your higher purpose, and to also take charge of anything that might be causing you any sadness in your life. Read more about The signs of the Law of Attraction here.

Waking between 5:00am and 7:00am

The Chinese body clock has associated waking up between 5am and 7am with the energy flow in the large intestines. Having some emotional blockages can also be associated with this time of the morning. Try a few minutes of light muscle stretches to help you to relax your mind and your muscles. You could also try going to the bathroom to help remove some toxins from your body and also help you get back to sleep.

If you are waking up at the same time regularly during the night, start listening to your body, look for the signs and take action so that you can have a great nights sleep again.

 Sweet dreams !

Damien-Thomas

 

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6 Reasons Why You Should Create A Bucket List

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Reasons Why You Should Create A Bucket List

The term ‘bucket list’ has become quite popular in recent years. It has been used in pop culture references and as a casual topic of conversation when someone wants to do something. Chances are, you have heard someone say, “Oh, that’s on my bucket list!” But, a bucket list is more than just a fantasy, an out of reach dream or an excuse to say that you want to do many things, only to never follow through on them.

There are actually many benefits to creating a bucket list, if you just put in the time, the thought and the dedication into it. Making a bucket list is a perfect way to set your life goals and to stay focused on making them a reality. Still not 100% convinced? Let’s take a look at six reasons why you really should create a bucket list. Maybe, by the end of this article, you will be ready to put together one of your very own.

1. It Gives You a Purpose

While putting together a bucket list won’t tell you what the meaning of your life is, it can help to give you a purpose to your life. A bucket list should be more about the major goals that you have for yourself, rather than a bunch of fun little things that you might want to do. A bucket list gives you something to get out of life and allows you to stay focused while you are doing it.

Have you ever been bored, wondering what you’re going to do this weekend to fill up your free time? A bucket list can give you that answer, encouraging you to always work towards the things that you truly want to do and experience in life.

2. It Brings Your Goals to Life

As stated above, a bucket list should be about exciting goals that you have for yourself. But, it is also an opportunity to hone in on those goals. Many people have ambitions and even make goals or resolutions for themselves each year only to be forgotten a few days later. But, when you have a specific list of goals written down, it can help to make you more motivated and focused to achieve them.

Goals are incredibly important to have, and the fact that your bucket list can make those goals clearer and more tangible is really important.

3. You Will Create Lasting Memories

Memories are one of life’s greatest treasures. As you start to accomplish the things on your bucket list, you will also be making wonderful memories each time. Since you are doing the things you really want to do, those memories will bring you comfort, a sense of achievement and give you something positive to look back on and share with others.

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4. It Will Pull You Forward

Have you ever been in a “funk” in life, or maybe you have had bouts of feeling down or depressed that have kept you from doing the things you typically enjoy? No one wants to stay in that kind of mindset for long. Because a bucket list can help to give you a sense of purpose, it can also give you the motivation to pull yourself out of a funk. It can call you to do something new, something different, or something that even challenges you. Sometimes, that’s all a person needs to be pulled out of a tired or depressed state.

Additionally, doing something on your bucket list will help to distract you for a while. That can be a great solution for someone who has anxiety or tends to focus too much on the negative things in life. Sometimes, a distraction can be a welcomed reprieve.

5. You Will Experience Life-Long Learning

When you commit yourself to having new experiences, you are also committing yourself to learning something new. So many people think that learning stops when you finish school, but you can learn so much more simply by living and trying more new things throughout your life. People who embrace this type of lifestyle are called “lifelong learners”. The reality is this; you will never be able to learn everything there is to know. But, because all of us have such a short time on this planet to figure things out, the more experiences we participate in, the more that we will learn and grow. Not only can a bucket list help you to learn things about different cultures, skills, situations, people and personalities.

It can also help you to learn more about yourself. Closing your mind off to the idea of lifelong learning will cause you to become stagnant with your thoughts and your growth. As a human being, you should have a desire to continue to grow and achieve as much as you possibly can throughout your life. Working through your bucket list can help you to achieve that.

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6. You Will Never Run Out of Things to Do

If you sit down to make a bucket list, you might write down anywhere from 10-100 things that you really want to do. But, it doesn’t have to stop there. Chances are, as you start to work through some of the things on your list, you will come up with more ideas.

Experiencing new things, and even challenging things, is a great way to get inspired and motivated to continue on that trend. A bucket list can truly be never-ending as you come up with more exciting new ideas and goals for yourself.

Building Your Bucket List and Bettering Your Life

There are so many additional reasons why you should create a bucket list for yourself. Remember, a bucket list is a very personal thing, and the experiences you put on the list should be things that you truly want to do or accomplish. Don’t make them  so unrealistic that you will never plan on committing to. Instead, promise yourself that you will immerse yourself in those experiences.

A bucket list might be something you create to accomplish things before you pass on, but in creating one and diving into new experiences, there is a good chance you will feel more alive than ever!

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8 Ways to Take Care of Yourself Every Day

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8 Ways to Take Care of Yourself Every Day

Self-care is a term that gets thrown around a lot lately, to the point where it’s easy to ignore or blow it off as some kind of “buzz word”. But, it’s so much more than that, and when you are willing to take self-care seriously, you might just start to see how much easier it will be to get through each day. (more…)

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The Top 8 Most Important Things in Life

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The Top 8 Most Important Things in Life

It is easy for people to speculate and debate about the most important things in life. You have probably heard that “the best things in life are free” or that “love is all you need”, but what about what are the most important? What do you really need in this life in order to find contentment and fulfillment? (more…)

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