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What thoughts keep you awake at night?

I often have difficulty sleeping. Silly thoughts going round.

Last night, having been lucky enough to see (and hear) a skylark recently, I found myself debating, at about 4 am, whether I might in fact prefer Vaughan Williams' fabulous Lark Ascending to the bird's actual (quite monotonous) song. Was this blasphemous?

I love Music and Nature. Nature was just getting the upper hand when I had a breakthrough moment: I DIDN'T HAVE TO CHOOSE! I felt a wave of relief and nodded off.

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3rd Mar 2020 19:39:58
Thanks for voting!
I worry about everything at night - family health, daughter’s wedding, grandchildren, health, friendships etc etc!!
29th Feb 2020 14:24:38 (Last activity: 3rd Mar 2020 08:41:40)
Thanks for voting!
I find it difficult to sleep when i am trying to solve problems which come up in the family. Finding solutions will keep playing around and around, until I tell myself I am getting nowhere, so I will go downstairs for a hot chocolate. I will sit for a while then go back and usually will fall asleep.
Response from elgin52 Original Poster made on 3rd Mar 2020 08:41:40
Kenaane, I'll bet, when replies start flooding in, FAMILY will be No. 1 on the list of thoughts that keep you awake at night. Is that more a female thing do you think?
I don't worry about my family so much any more but it's as if I still have to worry about SOMETHING.
eg I know the futility of trying to remember a name, which will then pop up unbidden some time later, but I still have to niggle for half an hour or so.
This morning I woke (if you could call it that) shouting "Clive James!" Much to the consternation of Lady Elgin. (Who, you will be pleased to hear, sleeps like a log).

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