What were Sundays like when you were a kid? Whatever you got up to, my guess is that they were slightly more restful than they are today. Now you can shop, go to museums, sign up for family fun days, or binge on box sets. You’re as spoilt for choice on Sunday as you are on Monday to Saturday.
But was making the traditional day of rest just like every other day of the week such a good idea?
Sleep is natural; your body and mind know how to do it without trying. So why can it be hard to come by sometimes? If you find it difficult to drop off into a good night’s sleep then something is clearly blocking this natural process, and our mission is clear: work out what the block is and minimise it or eliminate it.
Mindfulness is a buzzword that’s inescapable right now. So much so that even if we haven’t explored it in any great detail, we can probably have a good stab at saying what we think it is. Or perhaps, precisely because it’s everywhere, we’re fed up with it and gloss over it.