Mind Over Symptom
About This Show
Nature makes no mistakes. God does not play dice! Instead, every symptom is your body’s appropriate response to traumatic stress, according to five natural laws of healing discovered by cancer doctor, Dr. R.G. Hamer in the early 1980’s. When you know the real cause of your symptom, you’ve got the power to resolve it at its source. The Mind Over Symptom Podcast with Lishui Springford shows you the science of the “mind-body connection.” Listen weekly to uncover the real reason - and potential cure - for every symptom from AIDS to Alzheimer’s, from bipolar disorder to bulimia, and from the common cold to cancer.
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11 Mind Over Insomnia
Getting the Sleep You Need Insomnia is when you can't fall asleep ("nighttime insomnia") or you can’t stay asleep ("morning insomnia"). Acute insomnia is when you're having trouble sleeping due to a recent traumatic shock experience (stress). Chronic insomnia is when you have trouble sleeping more than twice a week for more than 3 months Insomnia isn't when you can't sleep because you keep getting woken up. It's when you can't sleep even if you get rid of all distractions, like light, noise, stimulants and sedatives, heavy meals, uncomfortable bed, poor routine/schedule/habits, discomfort from pain or restless leg syndrome or apnea, and all the other things we blame for our sleeplessness. So insomnia is when you can't fall asleep or stay asleep during the time when you should be sleeping. The result of not getting the sleep you need is fatigue, low energy, difficulty concentrating, mood disturbances, and decreased performance in work or at school. You might start to feel anxiousness, dread, or panic at just the prospect of not sleeping. Your anxiety and insomnia can feed each other and become a cycle as you lay awake at night freaking out about how little sleep you’re getting and how tired you’re going to be at your important event tomorrow. Not getting the sleep you need will produce physical health problems within days. Psychologically, you can last up to a week without sleep ...but then you're going to have a complete mental breakdown. Why Conventional and Most Alternative Health Approaches Don’t Work The current health paradigm doesn’t understand how sleep works. Sleep isn't the absence of wakefulness, and wakefulness isn't the absence of sleep. Nor are wakefulness and sleep a matter of turning your brain on or off. Sleep is a complex process of resolving and healing the stresses you experienced during the waking part of your day. Insomnia occurs when you're working through a big traumatic stress experience. It also occurs when you're recovering and repairing your body after you've worked through a big traumatic stress experience. These are emergency biological response mechanisms, and trying to interfere with them can easily make insomnia worse. We live in a time dominated by a mechanistic understanding of t