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A Cure for Insomnia

Instead of suffering from sleeplessness, find joy in being awake at night

Vincent Van Gogh, The Starry Night (1889), via Wikipedia

This article won’t tell you how to get back to sleep if you find yourself unable to sleep at night. But it may help you enjoy your wakefulness.

I have nothing against sleep. As Blanchot said, sleep transforms night into possibility. But in order to appreciate the possibilities created by sleep, it is necessary to be awake.




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