Dec 29, 2010 8:57 AM
Insomnia, anyone? Join the club. There are so many of us who can't seem to figure out how to turn our minds off long enough to get a good night's sleep. We've read everything we can get our hands on and have learned all about "sleep hygiene. Don't do anything too strenuous before bed; stop eating early in the evening; sleep in a cool, dark room...Yes, we know all that. One thing that a few of us have found helpful is to keep a journal, and on those nights when sleep just won't come, we scribble down everything that's on our minds and hearts. That's what the I Can't Sleep Journal ($17) is all about. Each page asks us to record the date and the reason we can't get to sleep. It's chock-full of quotes about sleep from fellow insomniacs like Toni Morrison and Leonard Cohen. It's amazing how that few minutes of working in the journal can relax us enough to help us find rest. Works better than a Kevin Costner movie.