Poor sleep has been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and other potentially life-threatening illnesses.
For the strategies outlined in this audio series to work, I mean really work in the long term, you will need to do something different.
Think about the damage that this idea and other misconceptions can inflict( cause (something unpleasant or painful) to be suffered by someone or something )).
Sleeping well is a biological necessity.
In essence, your situation isn’t so different from mine. ( You use in essence to emphasize that you are talking about the most important or central aspect of an idea, situation, or event. )
Because good children do not pose any immediate problems, people tend to assume that all is well with them. They are not the target of a particular concern. They do everything on that is expected of them, and that ofcourse is precisely the problem.
The secret sorrows and future difficulties of the good boy or a girl begin with their inner need for excessive compliance( following a rule or order ).
The good child isn’t good because by a quirk of nature, they simply have no inclination to be anything else.( a unique, odd or charming trait to that makes a person stand out from the crowd ). They are good because that have been granted no other option. Because the more transgressive part of what they are cannot be tolerated.( involving violation of moral/social boundaries )
Their goodness springs(originate/stems) from necessity rather than choice.
The violently angry parent, who can become catastrophically frightening at any sign of less than perfect conduct.
This repression( subduing/supressing someone/something by force ) of more challenging emotions generates short term cordiallity ( sincere affection/kindness ), and stores up an immense amount of difficulty for later life.
Practiced educators and parents will spot signs ofexaggerated politeness, and treat it as the danger it is.
Good children can become the keepers of many secrets and the appalling( awful ) communicators of unpopular but important things.
But the real thoughts and feelings of good children are burried( baireed ), then seep out as psycosomatic symptoms( physical illness aggrevated(made worse) by a mental factor such as internal conflicts or stress ). twitches( sudden convulsive movement ), sudden outburst, suphurous(unpleasant) bitterness and an underlying feeling of unreality.