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Tips for a Calm Thanksgiving
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During this season of giving thanks, we have the opportunity to appreciate and express gratitude for the many blessings that nourish our “sense” of well-being. At the same time, our nervous systems can be challenged in responding to changes in daily rhythms of light and dark, sleep, eating, and physical activity. For people who are sensory sensitive and rely on routine, predictable sensory experiences to function well, the holiday season can be a strain on one’s inner resources and adaptability in managing the day to day. To help balance the effect of the stressors of the season, it is...
Back to School Sleep Routine by Hollie Marron
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Hello from Sommerfly! Join us in welcoming Hollie Marron, occupational therapist, our newest Sommerfly blog contributor. She brings you tips this week to help with your Back to School Sleep routine. Going to Sleep Active bodies and busy minds at bedtime can make falling asleep challenging for all of us. As we get in sync with the back to school daily rhythm, we can be mindful of sleep routines that help the body and mind downshift for sleep. Here are some simple calming tools that can be used in bed to calm a restless body or an overactive mind. When...