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The Mantra That Made Me Stop Worrying About My Insomnia

It’s brutal but reassuring

Photo: Patiwat Sariya/EyeEm/Getty Images

WWhen you tell a medical professional that you can’t sleep, they tend to reply with a familiar script: How’s your sleep hygiene? How close to bedtime do you check your email? Have you tried yoga or a mediation app?

How quaint, I think to myself. If all it took were a bit of lavender oil and foregoing…

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Rosie Spinks

Rosie Spinks

Writing about how to create a meaningful life in a chaotic world. Formerly a lifestyle and business reporter. Find me: rojospinks.com @rojospinks.