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  • Hi Kim, my name is Martina and I was one of the post grad students you had this weekend for CCHM. Thank you!! Your teachings in the webinar were fascinating, invaluable, insightful and humbling. I have so much to learn!  --Martina M.

  • I am writing to express my gratitude for being able to attend and take part in your wonderful in class program at CCHM.  The whole process from beginning to end what a long one for me, but the last 3 years of class have flown by. Before choosing a school...
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  • It's a privilege to be part of CCHM and study the amazing program you offer. I have received a great benefit from my studies, from the comfort of my own home, at my own pace. I have nothing but great things to say about your school and all your staff.

  • “The post grad course has been a tremendous experience for me which nourished and enriched what I learnt during my homeopathic training. It is a well-structured and thorough program with great lecturers who were delightful. I also must say that keeping in touch with my former classmates and listening to...
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  • I wanted to pass along some feedback from the weekend courses. Monica is wonderful, her presentation helped everyone in the class and her way of narrowing down the case symptoms was very helpful. Joe on Sunday introduced us to a way of studying the remedies that worked for me very...
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  • I  am a distance student from Texas. I  really enjoyed  Lisa’s presentation on “Womens Issues.” She always does a stellar job of presentation of material.  I also enjoy her approach on teaching on the tapes within my lessons. She makes it very easy to understand and see the remedies true...
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  • Hi Kim,  Just want to thank you for a very informative, challenging yet interesting weekend. I couldn't communicate in the last half of today's lecture due to some mic issues but didn't miss a word you said.  Thank you very much again for sharing a treasure of knowledge with us. you...
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  • This Acute role play course was such a great learning experience and also a lot of fun! The actors were playing their patient roles so well.  And the learning experience is not over for me because I took a lot of notes for every case and after submitting my own...
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  • Thank you for this most exceptional experience (as I wipe my tears..). I can’t begin to tell you how grateful I am for this privilege to study with such exceptional teachers, students and administration. What a gift and a blessing. As Voltaire said “with great privilege comes great responsibility”. I...
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  • “I absolutely loved my time there studying, some of the most enjoyable time of my life. The kindness and generosity extended to everyone has always stuck with me”

Back To School Insomnia

With school just a few days away, getting the kids to bed early may be a challenge or just a bit of adjusting. Whether they are excited or anxious to get back to school, sleep patterns will likely have to be implemented to get a routine again. 

For some, this adjustment may mean being restless in the evening rather than feeling tired, or tossing and turning in bed. (or sleeping on the way to school) Until the sleep cycle sets in, there are a few safe and gentle remedies that can help.

When determining which remedy to try, it is helpful to ask these questions:

What is causing the sleeplessness? What is the emotional state of the person while they are trying to get to sleep? Is the person’s mind overactive?

If insomnia is a more serious case with your little one, please consult a professional homeopath or healthcare practitioner.

Coffea: overactivity of the mind prevents sleep (there is no marked irritability or anxiety).

Arsenicum: sleepless because of anxiety and fears; driven out of bed because of anxiety or ‘too tired’ to sleep; restless before and during sleep

Nux Vomica (Colubrina): irritability, hypersensitivity to slight noise or distraction; insomnia after mental strain or excessive study; waking at 3 or 4am with ideas crowding the mind; can’t return to sleep

Pulsatilla: kept awake by one specific repeated thought; weeping because of the inability to go to sleep

Ignatia: insomnia from grief

Chamomilla: Insomnia due to irritability or physical pains or those dependent on sedatives

Passiflora: generic homeopathic medicine for insomnia. Indicated for those with hyperactive mind. Best taken in 1x or 3x potencies.

Reference: Everybody’s Guide To Homeopathic Medicine by Stephen Cummings M.D and Dana Ullman, MPH

 

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