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MAG_QUIZ_MA08A Nation of Insomniacs

The Lost Art of Sleep


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Sleepless in America

Making it Through the Night in a Wired World

Mary Sykes Wylie • If a vast conspiracy were afoot to create an entire civilization of insomniacs, it would operate pretty much the way our society does now. In a nonstop, globalized economy, sleep is a useless occupation, taking up precious time that might better be spent on producing, buying, and selling.



Making Darkness Our Friend Again

Rubin Naiman • Our widespread fear of and disregard for darkness -both literal and figurative- may be the most overlooked factor in the contemporary epidemic of sleep disorders.



When Work Becomes Your Second Home

Margaret Wehrenberg and Laurel Coppersmith • Relentless stress in the high-tech workplace of the 21st century is taking an unprecedented toll on our emotional lives and our capacity to wind down at the end of the day. At the same time, too many therapists fail to address workplace issues in the consulting room.


Coming Face-to-Face With the Unimaginable 

J. Gibson Henderson, Jr. • In the face of what most people would consider their worst nightmare, a therapist rediscovers his craft and finds a way not only to endure, but to thrive.