Bedtime

Bedtime.

The word itself makes me shirk.  I’ve had no regular bedtime since high school, if that, and that was only because I had to be at school for 7:35.  Ah, memories.

I have come to accept that I am a night owl.  My best time is after 5 p.m., usually.  I’ll sleep all day if you let me.  I just need about one hour of sunshine and fresh air and I am good to go.

Right now I work evenings: paid, volunteer, my own business here, and I enjoy it.  It is my time of day.

Being an EMT (emergency medical technician), I started watching the show “Nightwatch.” I love that shift of 8 p.m. to 4 a.m.  Those are my perfect hours and I want a job with those hours.

This morning I woke up early and was thrilled to hear the birds singing outside and catch the first glimpses of sunshine.  Yet I crawled back into bed for a couple of more hours until life called.

Bedtime?

I do have my routines and I try to read before going to sleep.  I also found a video on YouTube recently of Dr. Wayne Dyer about “setting” your brain for the next day before you go to sleep.  I totally understand this and try to do this every day.

 

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One thought on “Bedtime

  1. It is so interesting how different we all are. We are unique, and that is so even for our sleep time. I stay up late, not because my inner clock wants that, but because Wayne is a night owl. I love waking up early, and hearing those birds greeting the morning. I like getting up before everyone else and that is my quiet time. I don’t like sleeping late because I feel like I’m missing out on what is going on in the my world.

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