First Person

I Never Had a Dream Worth Remembering. Then I Took a Lucid Dreaming Class
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A writer who rarely had a dream worth remembering signed up for a 30-day lucid dreaming class. Within weeks, he was recalling vivid details — and controlling his nightly adventures.
I Tried Meditating Three Different Ways and Other Beginners Should Too
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A novice meditator discovers the "right" way to get mindful.
The Summer My Sleep Fell Apart
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And how I stitched it back together.
Every Summer, I Relearn How to Sleep in China
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There's a rock-hard bed waiting for me 9,000 miles and 12 time zones away.
Weighted Blankets Should Have Been Popular a While Ago
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The Gravity blanket's going gangbusters.
Daylight Saving Time Doesn't Make Any Sense (But Who Cares)
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I'm fine losing an hour if it means more sunshine after work.
Who in Their Right Mind Would Pay for a Nap?
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I pondered this on a recent midday visit to a New York nap spa.
"Antiques Roadshow" and the Middle-Class Dream
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"Antiques Roadshow" is more than just chatter about worn veneer and fake Tiffany earrings; It represents the enduring spirit of human hope.
Why Do I Have Sex Dreams About the “Wrong” Gender?
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A personal exploration.
Oh, So You're Staying Over?
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On the ins, outs and in-betweens of the first post-sex sleepover.