Waking Life

How to Win a Pillow Fight, According to Pro Wrestler Christopher Daniels
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Preparing to throw down with some pillows? Ring of Honor's Christopher Daniels shares his tips for gaining the upper hand in your next feather-stuffed fight.
How I Became Immersed in ASMR — Until the Moment I Couldn’t Feel it Anymore
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What happens when you desensitize yourself to ASMR — and thus lose your ability to self-soothe your anxiety, depression and insomnia?
Three Alternative Therapies Proven to Help Fight Insomnia
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Before you reach for those pills, you might consider one of these three alternative therapies, which are proven to help the sleepless achieve sweet dreams.
Should Bosses Have Access to Workers’ Sleep Patterns? One Tech Company Thinks So
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Fatigue Science, who made a name for itself monitoring and improving the Seattle Seahawks' sleep habits, is hoping it's exhaustion-predicting software will lead to safer, more efficient workplaces. But there are big implications ahead if bosses enter our bedroom.
How to Make Up a Bedtime Story, According to a Children's Book Author
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Here are a few tips from children's book author, Marilyn Singer, on how to create a bedtime story that will be sure to keep your kids engaged while also sending them to sleep.
What Scientists Learned From 50 Years of Lucid Dreaming Studies
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Among other things? The state of controlling your subconscious wanderings is more common than many might think.
This Is When You're Most Likely to Space Out While Driving
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A new study sheds some light on daydreaming while driving.
How 5 Current and Former Olympians Use Sleep to Gain a Competitive Edge
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For such olympians as Phil Dalhausser and Shannon Miller, good sleep is key to earning a place on the podium.
Of Course a Punk Rocker Dreams of Punching People
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Eli Kasan, lead singer of The Gotobeds discusses ineffective dream jabs, life on the road and conjuring lyrics in his sleep.