hyperacusis

Print Books versus eBooks at Bedtime

An interesting article at writingandwellness.com explained why print books are much healthier for reading before bed than ebooks. The reason? Research shows artificial blue light from ebooks makes people feel less sleepy, makes it take longer to fall asleep, changes sleep patterns, and left people more sleepy the next morning than people who read print …

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Holiday Coping With Tinnitus Hyperacusis or Hearing Loss

The holiday season can be a difficult time for people with hearing loss, tinnitus, or hyperacusis. The hustle and bustle and crowded social events can make T-H flare-up, and make it hard to understand conversations (this is true even for people with T and “normal” hearing).  This increases fatigue and stress that makes holiday coping …

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Dream Machines

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The Worst Advice I’ve Heard for Author Branding

I write horror fiction and non-fiction health. This is a problem for author branding or communicating my author style to readers. It’s not a problem for readers going from horror to non-fiction. It’s a big problem for readers going from non-fiction to horror. Some readers expect my fiction to be educational and encouraging like my non-fiction. …

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