Here’s to a Healthy & Happy You!

Spring is here! It’s the beginning of longer days, fun walks in the sun, and lighter cooking. What does this have to do with sleep? There have been studies on whether or not our diet can directly affect our quality of sleep. So my husband and I decided to do a little fun test of our…

How to live longer

On March 5, 2014, Misao Okawa, the world’s oldest person, celebrated her 116th birthday. What is her secret for a long and healthy life? “She always says the secret to living a long time is to eat a good meal and relax,” the employee added. For Okawa, that means an uninterrupted eight hours of sleep…

What You Should Know Before Buying a Bed

” I do love my shopping, but actually, lounging is the big thing.” Delta Burke Actress Here. Here. Lucky for me, cats don’t shop. Everything I need is presented to me for my approval. And if I like it, I eat it. My ancestors may have been hunters. But I prefer delivery over pouncing. But…

How to Keep Cool Under Covers

“If a dog jumps into your lap, it is because he is fond of you; but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer.” Alfred North Whitehead  Mathematician and philosopher Living in Hawaii has its perks. One of them is the weather. (The other is the fresh ahi. nom.…

Who doesn’t love a massage?

“I love a massage. I’d go every day if I could. I don’t need to be wrapped in herbs like a salmon fillet, but I do love a massage.” Jason Bateman Actor I can’t speak for all cats. But for me, a belly scratch from my owner is utterly bliss. Ahhh… you just can’t beat…

The Power of Catnaps by Ollie the Cat

“Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o’clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap.” Barbara Jordan Leader of the Civil Rights Movement One of the problems with humans is how much time they spend running here…

We can learn a lot from cats

“Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many different ailments, but I have never heard of one who suffered from insomnia.” Joseph Wood Krutch Writer I think of myself as a semi-pro napper, but I am no competition to the professional napper in my house: my cat. Unlike people, cats…