Sleep – surrendering to total relaxation

Sam Red

When I go to sleep I try to make a point of giving myself permission to leave my day-time worries outside the bedroom. I endeavour to open myself totally to relaxation and the loving embrace of the energies on the inner side, so that I can wake up refreshed and maybe more inspired. I adopt what I call a starfish position in my bed – lying on my back with my arms and legs stretched out to the sides – which is my way of symbolising total surrender to relaxation.

Sleep is a treat. It’s a moment to let go. Anyway, nothing of a person’s external circumstances can be changed during the sleeping hours, so it makes no sense to worry. In fact, I might go so far as to say that we’re being violent to ourselves if we allow ourselves to have anxious, repetitive thoughts at a time when we…

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Author: Allick Delancy

WE ALL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO DO GREAT THINGS IN LIFE! The areas of education, psychology, motivation, behavioural coaching, management of stress, anger and conflict, has always interested Allick Delancy. For this reason, over the years he has conducted research in these fields and has experienced great success in writing, lecturing and assisting other persons to develop their fullest potentials. He has obtained a Bachelors of Science in Behavioural Sciences with an emphasis in Psychology and Sociology. Allick Delancy also earned a Masters of Arts degree in Educational Psychology, with general emphasis in Learning, Development, Testing and Research from Andrews University. He has worked in the field of community mediation, education--conducting life skills training (for students, teachers and parents), as well as conducting Functional Behavioural Assessments and developing Functional Behavioural Plans. He also lectures at the Bachelors degree level in Early Childhood and Family Studies, Leadership and Management and co-wrote an undergraduate course in social work.

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