Relationships

Solving Sleep Problems

Our feelings about bedtime are linked to our early relationships in childhood.  Be it children refusing to go to bed, exhausted parents at their wits end, pets who won't get off the bed, snoring partners and ringing smart phones, our relationships with the people we love (and the technology we have come to rely on) impact what we crave the most: a good night's sleep. Our relationship expert, Dr. Nyiri Grigorian, offers insight into the emotions that surround sleep and bedtime for adults and children and provides practical advice on how to deal with these emotions and their effect on our relationships.

Did you know that in addition to emitting "blue light," (which is a notable force in keeping bedtime away), television can also keep you from hearing your own thoughts?  Relationship Nyiri Grigorian gives us the A to ZZZZ on TV and why you should reconsider its omnipresence in your bedroom.

 

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Pregnancy and life changes frequently bring anxiety which affects sleep.  Our relationship expert, Nyiri Grigorian, explores the many ones couples can confront their fears and re-emerge with new wisdom - even during pregnancy.

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Remember Diane Keaton, Jack Nicholson and Keanu Reeves in, "Something's Gotta Give?"  She was the older woman dancing between the interests and delusions of an evolved younger man (Keanu Reeves) and an emotionally stunted older man (Nicholson).  How did she see herself?  How do you see yourself?  In and out of bedtime, our bodies through the ages can have a profound effect on our sexual interactions..  Relationship expert Nyiri Grigorian examines life's changes and phases.  

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What's that old adage about a guest overstaying his or  her welcome starting to stink like a rotten fish?  Relationship expert Nyiri Grigorian takes an overdue look at the syndrome.  Whether it's the kid that doesn't leave the playdate or the relatives that stay too long, the date that wouldn't leave or the last man at the party, it's important to be clear.  C'mon....it's happened to all of us....

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Back to School but, it's not only the new backpack that needs adjusting.  Families are feeling the stress of new routines, new teachers, new partners, new beginnings.  All of this can affect your sleep.  Relationship expert Nyiri Grigorian is here to get you through.

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Can napping save your relationship?  The documented proof on napping's value is in, but have you explored what it can do for you and your partner on a regular basis?  It's summer.  Why not hit the hammock and lock in on love's new potent elixir.

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Parents of multiples - this one's for you!  Relationship expert Nyiri Grigorian checks out the bedtime experience of twins, triplets, supertwins and their parents.  How to dote on more than one at a time?  What's important?  Can it happen?  Can they entertain each other?  So many questions, so little time; at bedtime, that is....

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"Pick up the laundry."  "Turn off the light."  "Hang up the bath towels." Does this ranting sound like anyone you know? Bedtime is not necessarily the right time to be asking these questions.  Note: you cannot brag if you've become a nagging hag.

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When the kids are home and living under your roof, life tends to be status quo.  But what happens when they go off to college (or boarding school), and come home for break?  Winter or summer, they are back in your life.  Be honest.  You're happy, but not that happy.  

Relationship expert Nyiri Grigorian is here with some undercover insight on the bumpy days (and nights) ahead.

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Sleep and ADHD.  What do they have in common?  Mothers, fathers, children and now doctors, take note.  The root of all health lies in the ABCs of ZZZS.

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