MARYANNE WOLF ~ READER, COME HOME ~ 2018

~ R-TCITM ~ Reading – The Canary In The Mind

~ HBWNBTR-TAOLIOOTMIEAOHS-TOK-NOSEA ~ Human Begins Were Never Born To Read – The Acquisition Of Literacy Is One Of The Most Important Epigenetic Achievements Of Homo Sapiens – To Our Knowledge – No Other Species Ever Acquired

~ THBAUDOEAOYP ~ There Has Begun An Unanticipated Decline Of Empathy Among Our Young People

~ AMNMHBMPTTAFU-TPAFRIR-WWRAPOF-‘C’-WAROTBTAATWTCABFAD ~ Although Mirror Neurons May Have Become More Popular Than They Are Fully Understood – They Play A Fascinating Role In Reading – When We Read A Piece Of Fiction – “Closely” – We Activate Regions Of The Brain That Are Aligned To What The Characters Are Both Feeling And Doing

~ OYWNKWTDNK ~ Our Young Will Not Know What They Do Not Know

~ ATCABPBBOPKCAOAP-WRTRODIWQWTQOPOTIATUIAAFFEMAP ~ Absent The Checks And Balances Provided By Both Our Prior Knowledge Content And Our Analytical Processes – We Run The Risk Of Digesting Information Without Questioning Whether The Quality Or Prioritization Of The Information Available To Us Is Accurate And Free From External Motivations And Prejudices

~ DR-POFVTTOTCOOL ~ Deep Reading – Provides Our Finest Vehicle To Travel Outside The Circumferences Of Our Lives

~ TFOTR-BCIAUEAITIHOOS-WTC-DR-SC-WWP-WWF-A-WWK-A-ISD-A-I-A-E-TCI ~ The Formation Of The Reading-Brain Circuit Is A Unique Epigenetic Achievement In The Intellectual History Of Our Species – Within This Circuit – Deep Reading – Significantly Changes – What We Perceive – What We Feel – And – What We Know – And – In So Doing – Alters – Informs – And – Elaborates – The Circuit Itself

~ QE-QOA ~ Quiet Eye – Quality Of Attention

~B-WIOCTPIADBWACW-TMI-? ~ But – What If Our Capacity To Perceive Is Actually Decreasing Because We Are Confronted With – Too Much Information – ?

~ TDCH:HMWR-HWR-WWR-HTAW ~ The Digital Chain Hypothesis: How Much We Read – How We Read – What We Read – How Things Are Written

~ SOI-A-MFD-CFTW-WS-ROAS ~ Sequencing Of Information – And – Memory For Detail – Change For The Worse – When Subjects – Read On A Screen

~ TMWKAAW-TMAOBB-A-TMLOMAA ~ The More We Know About A Word – The More Activated Our Brain Becomes – And – The More Levels Of Meaning Are Available

~ OT-TEOCB-I-HWAR-CHB-I-WWRAHIIW ~ Over Time – The Effects Of Changing Behaviors – In – How We Are Reading – Cannot Help But – Influence – What We Read And How It Is Written

~ TFOL-ILBTTSEBWTFTWTDUTTH-WT-A-TTSEBRTRBATBTTWIR ~ The Future Of Language – Is Linked Both To The Sustained Efforts By Writers To Find Those Words That Direct Us To Their Hard-Won Thought – And – To The Sustained Efforts By Readers To Reciprocate By Applying Their Best Thought To What Is Read

~ WCE-O-SR-H-I-G-S-O-L-CLTTEOWI-D-O-‘O’ ~ Whether Cruelly Enforced – Or – Subtly Reinforced – Homogenization – In – Groups – Societies – Or – Language – Can Lead To The Elimination Of Whatever Is – Different – Or – “Other”

~ TCRBTQORATQOTIIHB-CIA-CP ~ The Critical Relationship Between The Quality Of Reading And The Quality Of Thought Is Influenced Heavily By – Changes In Attention – Cognitive Patience

~ DNFYRTSPOAOTUIM?-DYSWYWTYATETCOYTISSOD? ~ Do You Find Yourself Reading The Same Passage Over And Over To Understand Its Meaning? – Do You Suspect When You Write That Your Ability To Express The Crux Of Your Thoughts Is Subtly Slipping Or Diminished?

~ IHBT-R-MT-BI-TT-BI-MLT-BT ~ I Had Begun To – Read – More To – Be Informed – Than To – Be Immersed – Much Less To Be Transported

~ LTCIAEBEMDCIACWDIO ~ Learning To Concentrate Is An Essential But Ever More Difficult Challenge In A Culture Where Distraction Is Omnipresent

~ WLPDOTS-C-ACATMOODAA-A-TQJFO-‘SNS’-TA-TINOCDWA-BLD-MRNO-B-E-D-BA-TCON-FOADIAGODC ~ With Little Prefrontal Development On Their Side – Children – Are Completely At The Mercy Of One Distraction After Another – And – They Quickly Jump From One – “Shiny New Stimulus” – To Another – The Increasing Number Of Children Diagnosed With Attention-Based Learning Deficits – May Reflect Not Only – Better – Earlier – Diagnoses – But Also – The Creation Of New Forms Of Attention Deficit In A Generation Of Distracted Children

~ DMCEPFDR-TPBIPF-ICWTR ~ Despite Most Children’s Expressed Preference For Digital Reading – They Performed Better In Print Form – In Comprehending What They Read

TMBAIDOTUOWMFCDTWTPATIOTTRATITPOASTOMO ~ There May Be An Incremental Diminishment Of The Use Of Working Memory For Children Due To What They Perceive As The Impossibility Of Trying To Remember All The Information Typically Presented On A Screen That Often Moves On

~ TRSWATAGMOTN1BCPUAC-TYAOSAIMSTAETPP ~ The Responsibility Starts With Acknowledging That A Great Many Of The Now 1 Billion Cell Phone Users Are Children – These Youngest Among Our Species Are Intrinsically More Susceptible Than Anyone Else To Persuasion Principles

~ ECFSWYRTYC-TISNEOGIWYACTTVCOTR-BC ~ Everything Counts For Something When You Read To Your Child – There Is Almost No End Of Good In What You Are Contributing To The Various Components Of The Reading-Brain Circuit

~ WYSTYC-YETTWTAAAT-AWT-WYRTYC-YETTWTNHIOPATSNOATU ~ When You Speak To Your Children – You Expose Them To Words That Are All Around Them – A Wonderful Thing – When You Read To Your Children – You Expose Them To Words They Never Hear In Other Places And To Sentences No One Around Them Uses

~ BTAFY:WLATTFT ~ Between Two And Five Years: When Language And Thought Take Flight Together

~ TUMLECPBWS ~ The Universal Moral Laws Every Culture Possesses Begin With Stories

~ S-NURBOCM-HUFSDILAWPSFST ~ Stories – Not Unlike Remembered Bridge Or Chess Moves – Help Us Face Similar Difficulties In Life Armed With Possible Strategies For Solving Them

~ WAANATIAF-BDCWMU ~ We Are All Navigating A Transition Into A Full-Blown Digital Culture With Many Unknowns

~ SAOOHMPVFMLCTPWWNM ~ Stories Are One Of Humanity’s Most Powerful Vehicles For Making Lasting Connections To People We Will Never Meet

~ WCLTWTTBHITEG-TBBWAT ~ When Children Learn To Write Their Thoughts By Hand In The Early Grades – They Become Better Writers And Thinkers

~ A-R-C-I-A/Tl ~ Attend – Remember – Connect – Infer – Analyze / Then Leap

~ IIETFTTCDTRWUINAGARIATTBS

~ It Is Easy To Forget That The Contemplative Dimension That Resides Within Us Is Not A Given And Requires Intention And Time To Be Sustained

~ OMUS-TCNFE:’BT’-WKFWP;DAS-PBTCLBAFODAITWNBK;ATIMASUOKTWNBW ~ Our Milieu’s Unforeseen Sequelae – The Constant Need For Efficiency: “Buying Time” – Without Knowing For What Purpose; Decreasing Attention Spans – Pushed Beyond Their Cognitive Limits By A Flotsam Of Distractions And Information That Will Never Become Knowledge; And The Increasingly Manipulated And Superficial Uses Of Knowledge That Will Never Become Wisdom

~ TFJ ~ Time For Joy

~ WTWKE-TMMS-TLUIAFO-PCC-TPFRAOWTDFOTTFU-TIA-L-KRF-I-S-A-M-N-A-TFOSO ~ We Think We Know Enough – That Misleading Mental State – That Lulls Us Into A Form Of – Passive Cognitive Complacency – That Precludes Further Reflection And Opens Wide The Door For Others To Think For Us – This Is A – Long-Known Recipe For – Intellectual – Social – And – Moral – Neglect – And – The Fraying Of Societal Order

~ T-AAGD-OO-AARCAI-A-TWEOATDS-F-WR-I-WM-I-WA ~ The – Atrophy And Gradual Disuse – Of Our – Analytical And Reflective Capacities As Individuals – Are – The Worst Enemies Of A Truly Democratic Society – For – Whatever Reason – In – Whatever Medium – In – Whatever Age

~ TOTGMOTT-FC:TITOTTC-A-FTEWWHABTCOCAPAIJTOIOIFS ~ Two Of The Greatest Mistakes Of The Twenty-First Century: To Ignore Those Of The Twentieth Century – And – Fail To Evaluate Whether We Have Already Begun To Cede Our Critical Analytical Powers And Independent Judgment To Others In Our Increasingly Fissured Society

DALE CARNEGIE ~ BE A LEADER ~ CHANGING YOUR PEOPLE’S ATTITUDES AND BEHAVIORS ~ HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE ~ 1936

~ BS-DNPATYCD-FATBTYACOTBTTOP ~ Be Sincere – Do Not Promise Anything That You Cannot Deliver – Forget About The Benefits To Yourself And Concentrate On The Benefits To The Other Person

~ KEWIIYWTOPTD ~ Know Exactly What It Is You Want The Other Person To Do

~ BE-AYWIITOPRW ~ Be Empathetic – Ask Yourself What It Is The Other Person Really Wants

~ CTBTPWRFDWYS-MTBTTOPW ~ Consider The Benefits That Person Will Receive From Doing What You Suggest – Match Those Benefits To The Other Person’s Wants

~ WYMYR-PIIAFTWCTTOPTIT[S/]HPWB ~ When You Make Your Request – Put It In A Form That Will Convey To The Other Person The Idea That [S/]He Personally Will Benefit

~ BWPAHA ~ Begin With Praise And Honest Appreciation

~ CATPMI ~ Call Attention To People’s Mistakes Indirectly

~ TAYOMBCTOP ~ Talk About Your Own Mistakes Before Criticizing The Other Person

~ AQIOGDO ~ Ask Questions Instead Of Giving Direct Orders

~ LTOPSF ~ Let The Other Person Save Face

~ PTSIAPEI ~ Praise The Slightest Improvement And Praise Every Improvement

~ GTOPAFRTLUT ~ Give The Other Person A Fine Reputation To Live Up To

~ UE-MTFSETC ~ Use Encouragement – Make The Fault Seem Easy To Correct

~ MTOPHABTTYS ~ Make The Other Person Happy About Doing The Thing You Suggest

DALE CARNEGIE ~ WIN PEOPLE TO YOUR WAY OF THINKING ~ HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE ~ 1936

~ TOWTGTBOAAITAI ~ The Only Way To Get The Best Of An Argument Is To Avoid It

~ SRFTOPO-NS-‘YW’ ~ Show Respect For The Other Person’s Opinions – Never Say – “You’re Wrong”

~ IYAW-AIQAE ~ If You Are Wrong – Admit It Quickly And Emphatically

~ BIAFW ~ Begin In A Friendly Way

~ GTOPS-‘Y-Y’-I ~ Get The Other Person Saying – “Yes – Yes” – Immediately

~ LTOPDAGDOTT ~ Let The Other Person Do A Great Deal Of The Talking

~ LTOPFTTIIHOH ~ Let The Other Person Feel That The Idea Is His Or Hers

~ THTSTFTOPPOV ~ Try Honestly To See Things From The Other Person’s Point Of View

~ BSWTOPIAD ~ Be Sympathetic With The Other Person’s Ideas And Desires

~ ATTNM ~ Appeal To The Nobler Motives

~ DYI ~ Dramatize Your Ideas

~ TDAC ~ Throw Down A Challenge

DALE CARNEGIE ~ HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE ~ 1936

~ CID-B-IWAPPP-HH[H]SOI-A-AR ~ Criticism Is Dangerous – Because – It Wounds A Person’s Precious Pride – Hurts His[/Her] Sense Of Importance – And – Arouses Resentment

~ AARFGBWLMMRARWILFMETAAPFBB ~ An Animal Rewarded For Good Behavior Will Learn Much More Rapidly And Retain What It Learns Far More Effectively Than An Animal Punished For Bad Behavior

~ BC-WDNMLCAOIR ~ By Criticizing – We Do Not Make Lasting Change And Often Incur Resentment

~ CALHP-TARH ~ Criticisms Are Like Homing Pigeons – They Always Return Home

~ DYKSYWLTCARAI?-G-B-WNBOY?-FAPSS-TI-ALMPTTTIO-Y-A-ALLD ~ Do You Know Someone You Would Like To Change And Regulate And Improve? – Good! – But – Why Not Begin On Yourself? – From A Purely Selfish Standpoint – That Is – A Lot More Profitable Than Trying To Improve Others – Yes – And – A Lot Less Dangerous

~ WDWP-RWANDWCOL-WADWCOE-CBWPAMBPAV ~ When Dealing With People – Remember We Are Not Dealing With Creatures Of Logic – We Are Dealing With Creatures Of Emotion – Creatures Bristling With Prejudices And Motivated By Pride And Vanity

~ AFC-C-C-A-C-A-MFD-B-ITCAS-CTBUAF ~ Any Fool Can – Criticize – Condemn – And – Complain – And – Most Fools Do – But – It Takes Character And Self-Control To Be Understanding And Forgiving

~ IOCPLTTUT-LTTFOWTDWTD-TALMPAITC-A-IBSTAK ~ Instead Of Condemning People Let’s Try To Understand Them – Let’s Try To Figure Out What They Do What They Do – That’s A Lot More Profitable And Intriguing Than Criticism – And – It Breeds Sympathy Tolerance And Kindness

~ IYTMHYGYFOI-ITYWYA-TDYC-TITMSTAY ~ If You Tell Me How You Get Your Feeling Of Importance – I’ll Tell You What You Are – That Determines Your Character – That Is The Most Significant Thing About You

~ SAD-TPMAGIIOTF-ITDOI-TFOITHBDTITHWOR ~ Some Authorities Declare – That People May Actually Go Insane In Order To Find – In The Dreamland Of Insanity – The Feeling Of Importance That Has Been Denied Them In The Harsh World Of Reality

~ WOTOSSMFGTWNLTKWAT ~ We Often Take Our Spouses So Much For Granted That We Never Let Them Know We Appreciate Them

~ TDBAAF-S-OISATOI-OCFTHO;TOFTTO-OIU;TOS ~ The Difference Between Appreciation And Flattery – Simple – One Is Sincere And The Other Insincere – One Comes From The Heart Out; The Other From The Teeth Out – One Is Unselfish; The Other Selfish

~ AOAAHBAHFA ~ All Our Associates Are Human Beings And Hunger For Appreciation

~ HAGRWCARF ~ Honest Appreciation Got Results Where Criticism And Ridicule Failed

~ S-TOWOETIOP-I-TTAWTW-ASTHTGI ~ So – The Only Way On Earth To Influence Other People – Is – To Talk About What They Want – And – Show Them How To Get It

~ EAYHEPSTDYWBWPBYWS ~ Every Act You Have Ever Performed Since The Day You Were Born Was Performed Because You Wanted Something

~ F-AITOPAEW ~ First – Arouse In The Other Person An Eager Want

~ TWIFOPWAGAS-S-STRIWUTTSOHAEA ~ The World Is Full Of People Who Are Grabbing And Self-Seeking – So The Rare Individual Who Unselfishly Tries To Serve Others Has An Enormous Advantage

~ I-YGJOT-AITTTAITOOPPOV-A-STFTA-IYGTOT-IMEPTBOOTBBOYC ~ If – You Get Just One Thing – An Increased Tendency To Think Always In Terms Of Other People’s Point Of View – And – See Things From Their Angle – If You Get That One Thing – It May Easily Prove To Be One Of The Building Blocks Of Your Career

~ IWWTMF-LPOOTDTFOP-TTR-T-E-U-A-T ~ If We Want To Make Friends – Let’s Put Ourselves Out To Do Things For Other People – Things That Require – Time – Energy – Unselfishness – And – Thoughtfulness

~ TEOASIP-EWIIU ~ The Effect Of A Smile Is Powerful – Even When It Is Unseen

~ TIWAIOTRWAMTOASIWWATSWTNOTI ~ The Information We Are Imparting Or The Request We Are Making Takes On A Special Importance When We Approach The Situation With The Name Of The Individual

~ S-IYATBAGC-BAAL-TBI-BI-AQTOPWEA-ETTTATATA ~ So – If You Aspire To Be A Good Conversationalist – Be An Attentive Listener – To Be Interesting – Be Interested – Ask Questions That Other Persons Will Enjoy Answering – Encourage Them To Talk About Themselves And Their Accomplishments

~ TIOOW-TGTBOAA-A-TITAI~ There Is Only One Way – To Get The Best Of An Argument – And – That Is To Avoid It

~ MPTTWOTTWOTDTMTT-LTOPTTO-TKMATBAPTYD-SATQ-LTTYAFT ~ Most People Trying To Win Others To Their Way Of Thinking Do Too Much Talking Themselves – Let The Other People Talk Themselves Out – They Know More About Their Business And Problems Than You Do – So Ask Them Questions – Let Them Tell You A Few Things

~ RTOPMBTW-B-TDTS-DCT-AFCDT-TTUT-O-W-T-E-P-ETTDT ~ Remember That Other People May Be Totally Wrong – But – They Don’t Think So – Don’t Condemn Them – Any Fool Can Do That – Try To Understand Them – Only – Wise – Tolerant – Exceptional – People – Even Try To Do That

~ AMP-SA-EIF-CGW-A-MTOPLA:”IDBYOIFFAYD-IIWYIWUFJAYD’-A-YCSTAB100%S-B-IYWTOP-Y-OC-W ~ A Magic Phrase – Stop Arguments – Eliminate Ill Feeling – Create Good Will – And – Make The Other Person Listen Attentively: “I Don’t Blame You One Iota For Feeling As You Do – If I Were You I Would Undoubtedly Feel Just As You Do” – And – You Can Say That And Be 100 Percent Sincere – Because – If You Were The Other Person – You – Of Course – Would

~ APUHTRFDAT:OTSG-A-ARO ~ A Person Usually Has Two Reasons For Doing A Thing: One That Sounds Good – And – A Real One

~ WNEW-TT-TDTE!-TC-TDTG!-AIWOAT-POS ~ When Nothing Else Works – Try This – The Desire To Excel! – The Challenge – Throwing Down The Gauntlet! – A Infallible Way Of Appealing To – People Of Spirit

~ IIAETLTUTAWHHSPOOGP ~ It Is Always Easier To Listen To Unpleasant Things After We Have Heard Some Praise Of Our Good Points

~ NOLTTO ~ No One Likes To Take Orders

~ LOSF!-HI-HVITI!-A-HFOUESTTOI-WRROTFOO-GOOW-FF-IT-CACOAEIFOO-WECTHTTOP ~ Letting One Save Face! – How Important – How Vitally Important That Is! – And – How Few Of Us Ever Stop To Think Of It! – We Ride Roughshod Over The Feelings Of Others – Getting Our Own Way – Finding Fault – Issuing Threats – Criticizing A Child Or An Employee In Front Of Others – Without Even Considering The Hurt To The Other Person

~ R-WACAAR-A-WDAATGI-B-NWI-NWF-N-ABOT-ANWOL ~ Remember – We All Crave Appreciation And Recognition – And – Will Do Almost Anything To Get It – But – Nobody Wants Insincerity – Nobody Wants Flattery – Not – A Bag Of Tricks – A New Way Of Life

RICHARD WISEMAN ~ NIGHT SCHOOL ~ 2014

~ OA-YSFATOED-A-AQOTTISD ~ On Average – You Sleep For A Third Of Each Day – And – A Quarter Of This Time Is Spent Dreaming

~ ENYEOAEJ-TIHY-T-F-A-B-WYAA ~ Each Night You Embark On An Extraordinary Journey – That Influences How You – Think – Feel – And – Behave – When You Are Awake

~ IW-T-F-HM-A-PIAHSTCAWTNNS-TEOSDIHACIOOL ~ Increased Workloads – Twenty-Four-Hour Media – And – Permanent Internet Access Has Combined To Create A World That Now Never Sleeps – This Epidemic Of Sleep Deprivation Is Having A Catastrophic Impact On Our Lives

~ PSH-RP-PL-SS-C ~ Poor Sleeping Habits – Reduce Productivity – Prevent Learning – Sap Self-Control

~ PS-AW-DAO ~ Poor Sleep – Associated With – Depression And Obesity

~ EASLOSCHADEOH ~ Even A Small Lack Of Sleep Can Have A Detrimental Effect On Health

~ ‘REM’ ~ “Rapid Eye Movement”

~ HMT’-TSTYAFBYSFTYEBHJIA-TSTBAWEOSIAUP ~ “Hypnagogic Myoclonic Twitch” – The Sensation That You Are Falling Before You Suddenly Find That Your Entire Body Has Jolted Itself Awake – They Seem To Be Associated With Exhaustion Or Sleeping In An Uncomfortable Position

~ DSS-AVTYPAPW-BBTAAWTPOGHTHRDT-TSAAIFCIIFTD-A-AAAW-S-ST-A-NT ~ Deep Sleep Stages – Are Vital To Your Psychological And Physical Well-Being Because They Are Associated With The Production Of Growth Hormones That Help Repair Damaged Tissue – These Stages Are Also Important For Consolidating Important Information From The Day – And – Are Also Associated With – Sleepwalking – Sleep Talking – And – Night Terrors

~ MPAI-REM-S-OAO-F-AAQOTN-A-TISRTA-‘PS’-B-TBIAAAAIIWYAA ~ Most People Are In – Rem – State – On And Off – For – About A Quarter Of The Night – And – This Is Sometimes Referred To As – “Paradoxical Sleep” – Because – The Brain Is Almost As Active As It Is When You Are Awake

~ THNOF-RAIJTTOTSDI ~ The High Number Of Fatigue-Related Accidents Is Just The Tip Of The Sleep Deprivation Iceberg

~ M-S-WYASDYBCNOFAFSWYBAOI-A-YECRO-ETYBISA ~ Micro-Sleep – When You Are Sleep Deprived Your Brain Can Nod Off For A Few Seconds Without You Being Aware Of It – Amazingly – Your Eyes Can Remain Open – Even Though Your Brain Is Sound Asleep

~ TFPOYBPAKRIDYLOW-WYASD-TLEITPOTBCBEDBIDYSOS-CAD ~ The Front Part Of Your Brain Plays A Key Role In Determining Your Level Of Willpower – When You Are Sleep Deprived – The Low Energy Levels In This Part Of The Brain Can Be Especially Damaging Because It Disrupts Your Sense Of Self-Control And Discipline

~ SD-I-WOEI-CBB-A-PAOB ~ Sleep Deprivation – Is – Wrecking Our Educational Institutions – Costing Business Billions – And – Prematurely Aging Our Brains

~ SNOMHAENIAWAROMC ~ Spending Nine Or More Hours Asleep Each Night Is Associated With A Range Of Medial Conditions

~ SNOPSCYBTRASHC-C-THPTPO-C-AS-C-ULS-FL-A-DCUYE ~ Several Nights Of Poor Sleep Causes Your Body To Release A Stress Hormone Called – Cortisol – This Hormone Prevents The Production Of – Collagen – And So – Creates – Unhealthy Looking Skin – Fine Lines – And – Dark Circles Under Your Eyes

~ ETD-ETYBIADAP-LTTBEOFSIEEAKYA-U-S-AELAO-BL ~ Embrace The Darkness – Ensure That Your Bedroom Is As Dark As Possible – Light Towards The Blue End Of The Spectrum Is Especially Effective At Keeping You Awake – Unfortunately – Screens – All Emit Large Amounts Of – Blue Light

~ TSOS-WYS-YUBISLOFASTSD ~ The Sound Of Silence – When You Sleep – Your Unconscious Brain Is Still Listening Out For Any Sounds That Signal Danger

~ THIO-IIITETRINTHOTC-YSE ~ The Heat Is Off – It Is Important To Ensure That Your Room Is Not Too Hot Or Too Cold – Your Sleeping Environment

~ SAS-TAHSYFWYS-D-SFABA-CPHWYUM-CWOATW-L/SD/BA ~ Safe And Sound – Think About How Secure You Feel When You Sleep – Deep-Seated Fears About Being Attacked – Can Play Havoc With Your Unconscious Mind – Consider Ways Of Alleviating These Worries – Locks / Smoke Detector / Burglar Alarm

~ TB-TS ~ Think Bedroom – Think Sleep

~ IIITAYBW-S-A-S-CBA-TIEYTATRWAOTTTS ~ It Is Important To Associate Your Bedroom With – Sleep – And – Sex – Consider Banishing Anything – That Is Encouraging You To Associate The Room With Anything Other Than The Two Ss

~ DON-Y0CR-EYTT-O-T-M-N-TTMOTA-IYANFLTT-TACD ~ Don’t Over-Nap – Your – Circadian Rhythm – Encourages You To Take – One – Twenty-Minute – Nap – Towards The Middle Of The Afternoon – If You Are Napping For Longer Than That – Think About Cutting Down

~ LGP-PTEDTDSEWAN ~ Let’s Get Physical – People That Exercise During The Day Sleep Especially Well At Night

~ BTM ~ Busy The Mind

~ KWTHTB ~ Know When To Head To Bed

~ STITT-LIAWBARYBT-B-WYCOOTBTTADASASTYBTYARFS ~ Spend Time In The Tub – Lying In A Warm Bath Artificially Raises Your Body Temperature – But – When You Climb Out Of The Bath This Temperature Abruptly Drops And Sends A Signal To Your Body That You Are Ready For Sleep

~ MAL-WAAP-MALO-WIOYM-MA-‘TD’-L ~ Make A List – Worrying About A Problem – Make A List Of – What Is On Your Mind – Make A – “To Do” – List

~ TSOS-AL-NS-U-200C-O-C ~ The Science Of Snacking – A Late-Night Snack – Under – 200 Calories – Of – Carbohydrates

~ TMY-WYBAIYASYBT-FYBITTIITFB ~ The Magic Yawn – When You Behave As If You Are Sleepy You Become Tired – Fool Your Body Into Thinking That It Is Time For Bed

~ TP-IYWTFA-TTSA! ~ The Paradox – If You Want To Fall Asleep – Try To Stay Awake!

~ TPOA-ASPOMTYL-QPAYFA-OTYBWCTATPOMWS-SLTTMWHYTNO ~ The Power Of Association – A Soporific Piece Of Music That You Like – Quietly Playing As You Fall Asleep – Over Time Your Brain Will Come To Associate The Piece Of Music With Sleep – Simply Listening To The Music Will Help You To Nod Off

~ IYDWFMTA-TM-DTN-MSSR-GOOBADSFON-SA ~ If You Do Wake For More Than About – Twenty Minutes – During The Night – Most Sleep Scientists Recommend – Getting Out Of Bed And Doing Some Form Of Non-Stimulating Activity

~ DW-BH-JRIBIGFY-EIYANA ~ Don’t Worry – Be Happy – Just Relaxing In Bed Is Good For You – Even If You Are Not Asleep

~ TRSTWUASIAVBI-I-QRTNOARC ~ The Results Show That Waking Up A Sleepwalker Is A Very Bad Idea – Instead – Quietly Repeat Their Name Or A Reassuring Comment

~ WYAA-YBRTYM-TAAFAFTINLN-A-SAITYHBTTRDTD ~ When You Are Asleep – Your Brain Rummages Through Your Mind – Throws Away Any Facts And Figures That It No Longer Needs – And – Stores Away Information That You Have Been Trying To Remember During The Day

~ DNSOS-SULTNBTTCIIYH-IATI-A-YWBMBOGAEN ~ Do Not Skimp Of Sleep – Staying Up Late The Night Before Trying To Cram Information Into Your Head – It’s A Terrible Idea – And – You Will Be Much Better Off Getting An Early Night

~ TETLOSHOAPIFFT ~ The Effect That Lack Of Sleep Has On Academic Performance Is Far From Trivial

~ DD-YSMWTAPTYAFIYL-A-LAST-TTSTEIOTIAFNS ~ During Dreaming – Your Unconscious Mind Works Through Any Problems That You Are Facing In Your Life – And – Like A Skilled Therapist – Tries To Soften The Emotional Impact Of These Issues And Find Novel Solutions

~ ENYDALA-‘NT’-WHYTICIYWL-A-TTFISTYP-DAFFTMFOTBOS ~ Each Night Your Dreams Act Like A – “Nocturnal Therapist” – Who Helps You To Identify Concerns In Your Waking Life – And – Tries To Find Innovative Solutions To Your Problems – Dreams Are Far From The Meaningless Froth On The Beer Of Sleep

~ ‘LD-ATTAD-A-OAGN-CETCOTFW ~ “Lucid Dreaming” – Aware That They Are Dreaming – And – On A Good Night – Can Even Take Control Of Their Fantasy World

~ SW ~ Sleep Well

SUSAN JEFFERS ~ SEVEN WAYS TO RECLAIM YOUR POWER ~ FEEL THE FEAR AND DO IT ANYWAY ~ 1987

~ ACBOAEFFYBFAL-NOYCCYTOYA ~ Avoid Casting Blame On An External Force For Your Bad Feelings About Life – Nothing Outside Yourself Can Control Your Thinking Or Your Actions

~ ABYFNBIC-YADTBYCAYAOTWTRYP ~ Avoid Blaming Yourself For Not Being In Control – You Are Doing The Best You Can And You Are On The Way To Reclaiming Your Power

~ BAOWAWYA-PTVR-LTCTTYTYA-NBRFWYA:B/H/D/F ~ Be Aware Of When And Where You Are – Playing The Victim Role – Learn The Clues That Tell You That You Are – Not Being Responsible For What You Are: Being / Having / Doing / Feeling

~ FYWYBE-Y-C-RIW-ALIF ~ Familiarize Yourself With Your Biggest Enemy – Your – Chatterbox – Replace It With – A Loving Internal Friend

~ FOT-P-TKY-‘S’-P-OYFT-YWPBAQTB-‘U’ ~ Figure Out The – Payoffs – That Keep You – “Stuck” – Paradoxically – Once You Find Them – You Will Probably Be Able Quickly To Become – “Unstuck”

~ DWYWILAAOI-SWFSTGITY ~ Determine What You Want In Life And Act On It – Stop Waiting For Someone To Give It To You

~ BAOTMCYH-IB-AAF-IASTCYW-CTPTCTYGAMYFAPWYAO ~ Be Aware Of The Many Choices You Have – In Both – Actions And Feelings – In Any Situation That Comes Your Way – Choose The Path That Contributes To Your Growth And Makes You Feel At Peace With Yourself And Others

SUSAN JEFFERS ~ TAKING RESPONSIBILITY MEANS ~ FEEL THE FEAR AND DO IT ANYWAY ~ 1987

~ NBAEFAYA-B-D-H-O-F ~ Never Blaming Anyone Else For Anything You Are – Being – Doing – Having – Or – Feeling

~ NBY ~ Not Blaming Yourself

~ BAOWAWYANTRSTYCEC ~ Being Aware Of Where And When You Are Not Taking Responsibility So That You Can Eventually Change

~ H-TC-TLVI-TVTTTDYC ~ Handling – The Chatterbox – The Little Voice Inside – The Voice That Tries To Drive You Crazy

~ BAO-P-TKY-‘S’ ~ Being Aware Of – Payoffs – That Keep You – “Stuck”

~ FOWYWIL-A-AOI ~ Figuring Out What You Want In Life – And – Acting On It

~ BAOTMOCYHIAGS ~ Being Aware Of The Multitude Of Choices You Have In Any Given Situation