Now I Know What My Students Must Feel Like

I’ve always said one of my greatest strengths as a teacher is the ability to take a room full of young, energetic students and within minutes have a few of them on the edge of REM sleep. I get it. For some people, accounting is not the most interesting topic to sit and listen to. … Continue reading Now I Know What My Students Must Feel Like

I Think I’ve Just Found the Job I Was Meant to Do

Phoebe Smith of the UK has been given the rather pleasing job title of the “world’s first sleep storyteller-in-residence” by Calm, a leading app for meditation and sleep. Smith was a travel writer and journalist when she was approached last year by Michael Acton Smith, co-founder of the sleep app Calm. She’d written an article … Continue reading I Think I’ve Just Found the Job I Was Meant to Do

Should You Sleep with a Window Open?

I like to sleep with a window slightly open, year round. I have no scientific basis for such behavior, it's just a gut feeling that there's something healthy about having the window open. Well, when I saw a headline in today's Wall Street Journal: "Is It Healthy to Sleep With the Window Open?", I thought … Continue reading Should You Sleep with a Window Open?